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=== [http://ancestry.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/ancestry.cfg/php/enduser/sab_answer.php?p_faqid=1069&p_search_text=forms&p_created=1020359163&p_sid=orcQr4zk&p_accessibility=&p_redirect=&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Byb2RzPSZwX2NhdHM9JnBfcHY9JnBfY3Y9JnBfcGFnZT0x&p_li=&p_topview=1 Ancestry] ===
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Ancestry is a subscription site.  The blank family history forms can be downloaded without subscribing.
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It is recommended that you use the icons provided by the Adobe Reader, rather than using your Internet browser's printing option. If you use your browser's printing option, you may experience unexpected results, such as printing a blank page or printing a distorted copy of the image.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/anchart.pdf Ancestral Chart] - An ancestor chart records the ancestors from whom you directly descend--those for whom you intend to compile a complete and correct family unit. It shows at a glance the progress you have made towards this goal and what remains to be done.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/rescal.pdf Research Calendar] - The research calendar gives an account of every record source you have searched and serves as a reminder of what you have already done and where you have found pertinent information.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/resext.pdf Research Extract] - Use the research extract sheets to summarize information which cannot be photocopied, for which there is no document in your possession, or for things such as deeds which may be time-consuming or difficult to reread quickly when you need information from the copy you have.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/correc.pdf Correspondence Record] - It is important to keep track of those with whom you have corresponded, the reasons for writing, and whether or not you have already received an answer.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/famgrec.pdf Family Group Sheet] - Each piece of information concerning a pedigree ancestor and his/her family is placed on a worksheet. Since the end result of your research efforts will be to compile complete, correct and connected families, the use of family group sheets from the beginning will make the compilation much easier.
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[http://c.mfcreative.com/pdf/trees/charts/soursumm.pdf Source Summary] - It is helpful to be able to refer quickly to information you have found for a particular family and the sources of that information. Keep a separate source summary of information found for each family group.
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[http://ancestry.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/ancestry.cfg/php/enduser/sab_answer.php?p_faqid=601&p_search_text=forms&p_created=1013414400&p_sid=orcQr4zk&p_accessibility=&p_redirect=&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Byb2RzPSZwX2NhdHM9JnBfcHY9JnBfY3Y9JnBfcGFnZT0x&p_li=&p_topview=1Census Forms] - Census extraction forms are doubly valuable: not only do they allow researchers to see the format and column headings for various census years (especially if the schedules themselves are hard to read), they also provide a clean and convenient method for extracting and filing important information you find.
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[http://www.ancestry.com/trees/charts/census.aspx US Census Forms]
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[http://www.ancestry.com/trees/charts/ukcensus.aspx UK Census Forms]
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[http://www.ancestry.com/trees/charts/canadacensus.aspx Canadian Census Forms]
  
 
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Revision as of 01:45, 16 July 2011

List of available forms to help researchers

Ancestry

Ancestry is a subscription site.  The blank family history forms can be downloaded without subscribing.

It is recommended that you use the icons provided by the Adobe Reader, rather than using your Internet browser's printing option. If you use your browser's printing option, you may experience unexpected results, such as printing a blank page or printing a distorted copy of the image.


Ancestral Chart - An ancestor chart records the ancestors from whom you directly descend--those for whom you intend to compile a complete and correct family unit. It shows at a glance the progress you have made towards this goal and what remains to be done.


Research Calendar - The research calendar gives an account of every record source you have searched and serves as a reminder of what you have already done and where you have found pertinent information.


Research Extract - Use the research extract sheets to summarize information which cannot be photocopied, for which there is no document in your possession, or for things such as deeds which may be time-consuming or difficult to reread quickly when you need information from the copy you have.


Correspondence Record - It is important to keep track of those with whom you have corresponded, the reasons for writing, and whether or not you have already received an answer.


Family Group Sheet - Each piece of information concerning a pedigree ancestor and his/her family is placed on a worksheet. Since the end result of your research efforts will be to compile complete, correct and connected families, the use of family group sheets from the beginning will make the compilation much easier.


Source Summary - It is helpful to be able to refer quickly to information you have found for a particular family and the sources of that information. Keep a separate source summary of information found for each family group.

Forms - Census extraction forms are doubly valuable: not only do they allow researchers to see the format and column headings for various census years (especially if the schedules themselves are hard to read), they also provide a clean and convenient method for extracting and filing important information you find.

US Census Forms

UK Census Forms

Canadian Census Forms

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