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Seminar set for genealogists

CARLSBAD — The North San Diego County Genealogical Society and Carlsbad City Library present genealogist Judy Russell in its Spring Seminar, “Genealogy in Legal Records.”

The gathering will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Carlsbad Senior Center, 799 Pine St. Topics will include “The First Trip to the Courthouse,” “The Fair Court: Records of the Chancery Court,” “The Ties that Bind” and “Dowered or Bound Out: Widows and Orphans.”

Popularly known as “The Legal Genealogist,” Russell is a frequent speaker at nationwide genealogical conferences. Cost for members is $25 and non-member fee is $30, with optional lunch for $10. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. Space permitting, at-door registration is available, but optional lunch must be ordered by March 18. For reservations, e-mail or call (760) 729-1983.