Genealogy Roadshow

Researching Pirates and Outlaws

Clip: Season 2 Episode 1 | 1m 54s

So you think you may have a pirate in your family's history? Researching family outlaws may be harder, or at least different than other genealogical pursuits. Due to the nature of their business, pirates often changed names, left behind few legal records, and may have embellished their own past.

Aired: 01/20/15

Rating: NR

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