Susan Easton Black, prolific LDS author and historian, discusses unique genealogy sets at

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Susan Easton Black, prolific LDS author and historian, recently discussed some of the unique genealogy data sets that she has compiled and are now available at (Listen to Susan E. Black introduce her genealogy records)

Dr. Black’s most recent six-volume set, Property Transactions in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, and Surrounding Communities, 1839-1859 was released at World Vital Records, Inc. This set is not available anywhere else!

Dr. Black is currently a professor at Brigham Young University. She is a past Eliza R. Snow Fellow, Associate Dean of General Education and Honors, and Director of Church History in the Religious Studies Center. She was the recipient of the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award in 2000, the highest award given a professor on the BYU campus. She has authored, edited, and compiled over 100 books and as many articles.

In addition to the Property Transactions set, the following records, compiled by Susan E. Black, are available NOW at Some of these sets are exclusive to our site. Click on the links below to hear Dr. Black describe each data set.

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