“The Gentlemen Judges: The Justices of the Peace” – by Judy Russell, JD

September 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Please register for this meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-mprDwvHNRYYRU1X_IuN2LxXlOB1aYw.  The Zoom link will be sent in the registration confirmation email.


Landowners but legal laymen, America’s early justices of the peace served up ground-level justice and local governance, creating records unparalleled for genealogists.


The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who provides expert guidance through the murky territory where law and family history intersect. An internationally-known lecturer and award-winning writer, she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠ from the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. Her blog is at https://www.legalgenealogist.com.