Presented by Paul Milner Genealogy Vital records can be difficult to find, but the parish registers of England are excellent resources providing information on baptisms, marriages, and burials. They have remarkably good coverage because by law, everyone except Quakers and Jews was required to be married in the Church of England regardless of religious affiliation.
Have you found a German ancestor’s birth in a church record and thought his name was a certain way, only to find his marriage or death record with a different name? Have you discovered other inconsistencies in records? How does one solve a problem like this? Originally, a local church’s records were created by the local pastor or priest because […]