How to Tap into Tax Records to Enrich Your Genealogy – Research

Emily Sienkiewicz

“Hate taxes? As a genealogist, think again! Tax collectors have produced invaluable genealogical records that offer insights and clues unavailable elsewhere. Explore how to use historical tax records to uncover occupation details, death dates, land ownership, household compositions, and much more about your ancestors. Learn where to find these records and how to interpret them to enrich your family histories. You’ll gain key strategies to tap into taxation documents and bring your ancestors’ stories to life. Georgia-based genealogist and historian Jennifer Dunn specializes in tracking poor and hard-to-find ancestors in the Southern US using strategies such as social history and cluster research. Find out more about her at Copper Mine Genealogy. For details see”