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|Tab-1=Utah Death Certificates
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|Tab-2=Carlisle Indian School Records
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|Tab-3=Ohio Success
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}} The Wiki can be a useful tool in locating our ancestors. Although it is not a place where you will find a specific name, going through a process of searching and following links can lead researchers to the needed information.
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Excellent advice for this process and information for a researcher can be found on:
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*[[Help:Keys to success using the Wiki|Help:Keys to Success using the Wiki.]]
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Success Stories|Success Stories]]
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*[[Rookie Mistakes|Rookie Mistakes]]
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To use the Wiki in searching for an ancestor, you will need to know:
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*What you are trying to find, such as:
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:*Vital records
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:*Where they lived
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:*How they got to that locality
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*The name of the ancestor. &nbsp;Remember that there may be more than one spelling.
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*A good idea of their locality
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*A time period&nbsp;
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|Tab-1=Wiki Trainers
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|URL-1=Help:Wiki trainers
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|Tab-2=Wiki Care and Support
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|URL-2=Help:Wiki care and support
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|Tab-3=Contribute to the Wiki
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|URL-3=Help:Volunteer to help
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|Tab-4=Moderators
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|URL-4=Help:Moderators
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Revision as of 22:05, 19 April 2012

Finding my ancestor using the wiki

[[|Utah Death Certificates]] [[|Carlisle Indian School Records]] [[|Ohio Success]]
The Wiki can be a useful tool in locating our ancestors. Although it is not a place where you will find a specific name, going through a process of searching and following links can lead researchers to the needed information.

Excellent advice for this process and information for a researcher can be found on:

To use the Wiki in searching for an ancestor, you will need to know:

  • What you are trying to find, such as:
  • Vital records
  • Where they lived
  • How they got to that locality
  • The name of the ancestor.  Remember that there may be more than one spelling.
  • A good idea of their locality
  • A time period 


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