An estimated one-half of early immigrants came to America against their own will; some as indentured servants. This lecture will examine the many different forms of servitude and indentureship in early America, including the “warning out” system prevalent in New England.
Peggy Lauritzen has been an Accredited Genealogist for nearly twenty-five years and has been involved in genealogy research her entire life. She is the author of several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia, an instructor at Ancestry Academy and Family Tree University, an instructor at several GRIP and SLIG courses, and a columnist for Reminisce Magazine. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy and became a Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society. she is a former researcher at Ancestry ProGenealogists.