NOVEMBER 26, SUNDAY, 3 pm
- Probate—the distribution of assets after earthly life—is all about kinship.
- Malissa will discuss the probate process, the variety of records it generates and how to find them, and share examples of genealogical discovery that speaks volumes.
About Malissa Ruffner
Malissa Ruffner has been seriously researching her own family since attending Bob Barnes’ four introductory sessions at the Maryland Historical Society in 2009. She holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park. As an archivist, she worked on projects at Goucher College, Hampton National Historic Site, and the University of Maryland, University Archives. She was certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists® in September of 2014 and serves as Vice-President of the Maryland Genealogical Society.