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For NEWBIES just starting to research their family tree

Journal by allycat

Dear FamilyTreeCircle Members, if you are just starting to research your family tree, here is a brief list of all the places you can look:-

GENEALOGY RECORD SOURCES

1. Compiled Sources and Newspapers
a. Family histories and genealogies
b. Family Bible
c. Local histories
d. Compiled lists and directories
e. Biographical works
f. Genealogy and historical publications
g. Compendum genealogies
h. Special manuscripts and collections
i. Newspaper notices (obituaries)

2. Vital Records
a. Birth
b. Marriage
c. Death

3. Church Records
a. Baptismal and Christening
b. Confirmations
c. Marriages
d. Deaths

4. Census Records

5. Probate Records

6. Wills

7. Government and local land records

8. Court records

9. Military records

10. Cemetery and burial records

11. Immigration

12. Ship passenger lists

13. Naturalization records


Cheerio,
Alison.

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by allycat Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2006-05-13 17:19:21

allycat , from sunny Queensland, Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2006. is researching the following names: HOY, MOST, ORTH and 610 other(s).

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by allycat on 2011-01-07 00:34:30

Bumped up for newbies...

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