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Revision as of 17:31, 16 February 2013

Featured articles in FamilySearch Wiki
This star symbolizes the featured content on FamilySearch Wiki.
Featured articles are considered to be the best articles in FamilySearch Wiki. There are 315 featured articles out of 78,928 articles on the English FamilySearch Wiki. Thus, about one in 250 articles is listed here. Articles that no longer meet the criteria can be proposed for improvement or removal at featured article review.

A small bronze star icon (This star symbolizes the featured content on FamilySearch Wiki.) on the top right corner of an article's page indicates that the article is featured.

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February

January 2013

800px-Frikirkjan-reykjavik.jpg Iceland.jpg
Iceland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Virginiaslavesale.jpg
Virginia African Americans


Deoksugungpalacefromthebuilding.jpg
South Korea


Grove Plantation House.JPG
Compiled Records for Mid-South Research




Russian Empire Jurisdictions.jpg
Russia


Thomas Luny - The Port of London - Google Art Project.jpg
Bibliography of Emigrants from Wales and Welsh Immigrants Around the World


Cottage, Pitmedden Garden - geograph.org.uk - 507812.jpg
Scotland Land and Property


Boy-with-binoculars.jpg
How to Locate Your Ancestor in the United States




Khp.jpg
Clark County, Kentucky


Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze.JPG
Italy Archives and Libraries


Family History Library.jpg
Family History Library Internet Favorites


Family Picture Netherlands.jpg
Netherlands Census


December 2012

Wyoming1.jpg
Wyoming

75th anniv of Japanese emigration to Hawaii.JPG
Japan Emigration and Immigration

-German Catholic St Paul's Church Chicago.png
Illinois Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Oban Bothy - geograph.org.uk - 1047718.jpg
Scotland Census


Polish berry pickers color.jpg
Poland Genealogy


Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge - Oregon.jpg
Oregon History
Land's End, Cornwall, England.jpg
Cornwall Census
Delphi tholos cazzul.JPG
Greece Genealogy


Norwich Cathedral.jpg
England, Norfolk, Church of England Bishops’ Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Gaucho1868b.jpg
Argentina


Choctaw Indian-Pisatuntema in Partial Native Dress with Choctaw Indian Native Hairstyle1909.jpg
Indians of Alabama


Tree in Pembrokeshire, Wales.JPG
Wales Genealogy


November 2012

749px-Fronton de la Bibliotheque Mazarine Paris.jpg
France Archives and Libraries


River Amman, Carmarthenshire.jpg
Wales Land and Property


Confederate Monument in Owingsville 2.JPG
Bath County, Kentucky


Finnish National Archives.jpg
Finland Archives and Libraries


Rhoose Point in Wales.jpg
Wales Census


800px-Abe-Lincoln-Birthplace-2.jpg
Hardin County, Kentucky


Cambridge England.jpg
Quick Research Links - England


Wappen Preußische Provinzen - Hannover.png
Prussia - Hannover


1280px-ChesapeakeCityMD AlongCDCanal.jpg
Cecil County, Maryland



1024px-Colorado rocky mtns.JPG
Colorado Vital Records


Ireland Countryside.jpg
Ireland Land and Property


Söne kyrka - Tubaist.jpg
Sweden: Medieval Collections at the Swedish National Archives


Fort mackinac painting.jpg
Michigan Military Records


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October 2012

Chile ALTAR TIRANA 1.jpg
Chile Church Records


220px-Coitycastledomesticrange.jpg
Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Mammoth Cave National Park 001.jpg
Barren County, Kentucky


Home palmer-epard cabin c.jpg
Homestead Records


Osmotherley3.jpg
England Church Records



1024px-Sandro Botticelli 057.jpg
Help:How to create an article


Newport History Museum.jpg
African American Slavery and Bondage


National Library of Wales.jpg
Wales Archives and Libraries


RSCN1675.jpg
Ukraine:Land and property



Young Maori man dancing.jpg
New Zealand Maori Research Ideas


800px-Frikirkjan-reykjavik.jpg Iceland.jpg
Iceland Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Longji terrace - 03China.JPG
China Land and Property


Bryce Canyon, Utah.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Hows


LearmonthBallaaratShireOffice Australia.JPG
Australia Genealogy, Family History and Historical Societies


September 2012

19 R163395 9 0Middlesex NY.jpg
Yates County, New York


Flag of the United Kingdom.png
United Kingdom


Adopt-A-Wiki Page.png
Help:Adopt-a-page


x90px
England Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)



Ny-cayuga-ch.jpg
Cayuga County, New York


Dust Bowl in South Dakota.jpg
Crow Creek Indian Agency (South Dakota)


Stpaulscathedral.jpg
London Church Records


Illinois land 2.jpg
Illinois Land and Property



Hands.PNG
FamilySearch Historical Records Volunteer Questionnaire


Familytree.jpg
Augusta County, Virginia Genealogy


Society of Genealogists, Charterhouse Buildings.jpg
Society of Genealogists Library


Cambridge England.jpg
England Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)


August 2012

Old Mill in Mountain Brook, Alabama.jpg
Jefferson County, Alabama


780px-Fort Morgan.jpg
Alabama Military Records


Riksdagen June 2011.jpg
Sweden


Tuskegee Airmen.jpg
Alabama History





 

Looe, converted tidemill at West Looe - geograph.org.uk - 77452.jpg
England and Wales 1891 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)


DNA Double Helix.png
Hiring a DNA Testing Company


Cypress Garden, Berkeley County, South Carolina.jpg
Berkeley County, South Carolina


Chester-le-Street St Mary & St Cuthbert Co Durham.jpg
England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)


800px-Isle of Man Peel Castle.jpg
Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)



Ship with emigrants arriving in Australia.JPG
Australia Emigration and Immigration


Dunseverick Harbour - geograph.org.uk - 24159.jpg
Compelling Reasons Why The Irish Emigrated


Spout of Garnock, Scotland, North Ayrshire.jpg
Ayrshire, Scotland


Family History Activities.PNG
Family History Activities for Children: 12-?


Steinheim Building at Alfred University.jpg
Allegany County, New York



July 2012

Nova et Accuratissima Terrarum Orbis Tabula (J.Blaeu, 1664).jpg
Helpful International Websites


ChristianKY.jpg
Christian County, Kentucky


Ny-kings-ch.jpg
Brooklyn, New York


Citadel Rock GreenRiver Wyoming 1868.jpg
Wyoming History







Icon project.png
Help:How to Run or Manage a Wiki Project


250px-Royal courts of justice London.jpg
England Court Records


Ny-kings-ch.jpg
Brooklyn, New York


SOS FAMILY.jpg
Family History Activities for Youth


Family History Library.jpg
How to Prepare to Visit the Family History Library in Salt Lake City




Abel Tasman Park - Tree over beach (1).jpg
New Zealand


Us declaration independence.jpg
Preserving Photographs & Documents


Emperor penguins.jpg
Involve Your Extended Family in Family History


Church of Ireland 3.jpg
Ireland Probate Records


Schwerin-Schloss-gp.jpg
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Censuses (FamilySearch Historical Records)




June 2012

New York Times.jpg
Finding Microfilmed Newspapers


1280px-Alaska.jpg
Alaska Censuses Existing and Lost


Bassingham Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Lincolnshire.jpg
England Nonconformist Church Records


General Isaac Brock.jpg
Canada in the War of 1812


Star Spangled Banner flag.png
United States in the War of 1812




Chicago Herald Examiner.JPG
Illinois Newspapers


Texas Mission Goliad.jpg
Texas


Ireland Military Tank.jpg
Ireland Military Records


GEO Globe.jpg
International Genealogical Index


Church of Scotland in Langholm 1.jpg
Scotland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)



May 2012

 

Old Parish Church Hamilton.jpg
Scotland - Marriage - 1841-1854
 



 

Canada-Goose-Szmurlo.jpg
Calgary Alberta Family History Centre
 



 

Albany Post Road map.png
Albany Post Road
 



 

Church in Honningsvag, Norway.jpg
Norway Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)



1963 Kelly's Directory of Torquay and Paignton.jpg
Directories in England and Wales


Ballard County KY.jpg
Ballard County, Kentucky


Immigrants Behold the Statue of Liberty.jpg
New York Emigration and Immigration


Create a Personal Journal1.jpg
Creating a Personal Journal


Alberta 1890s fur trader.jpg
Cache County, Utah



Monument Valley.jpg
Utah


All Saints, Bircham Newton, Norfolk .jpg
Norfolk Probate Records


Boy-with-binoculars.jpg
Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)


Former Assize Court, Devizes.jpg
Assize Court Records


Utahboxeldercourthouse.jpg
Box Elder County, Utah



April 2012

800px-MoabHoodoo.JPG
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah


Help-content.png
Help:Discussion Pages (Talk Pages)


ARC Gloria.jpg
Netherlands Emigration and Immigration


Michael.jpg
Blackfeet Indians
 



 

NY Public Library Research Room.jpg
New York Public Library




Renselaer County Courthouse Unrestored.png
New York Probate Records


Canadian Horseshoe Falls with Buffalo in background.jpg
Canada Emigration and Immigration


American Beaver.jpg
Beaver County, Utah


Immigrants Behold the Statue of Liberty.jpg
Tracing Immigrants Arrival Search Tactics



800px-Saguaro ArizonaSunset.jpg
Arizona Birth, Marriage and Death Records


Erie Canal Lock 32.jpg
New York


Brazil 800px-Rio Corcovado Pain de Sucre.jpg
Brazil Genealogy


Tablet.jpg
Blog Your Way to Genealogical Success



March 2012

800px-Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Leipzig-2ri.jpg
Germany Archives and Libraries


Switzerland 220px-Glarus Stadtkirche Langhaus.jpg
Switzerland, Schaffhausen Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)


TN Valley Authority African American worker.jpg
African American Research


Old-bailey.jpg
Lawyers in England and Wales



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Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)


France Lavender Field.jpg
France Emigration and Immigration


244px-Harriet Beecher Stowe by Francis Holl.JPG
Connecticut in the Civil War


Oahu North Shore surfing tube.jpg
Hawaii Research Helps



February 2012

x90px
Begin a search for Union records


Bell County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg
Bell County, Kentucky


The National Archives, England.jpg
The National Archives of the United Kingdom
 

800px-FirePhotography edit1.jpg
Burned Counties Research


Israel coat of arms.png
Jewish Genealogy Research


Fred C Palmer Swindon wedding couple 002.jpg
England Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Alvin Saunders.jpg
Nebraska in the Civil War
 

Catalog FH.PNG
Using the Family History Library Catalog


Constable Apprehending-2.jpg
The Police of the United Kingdom


Tyne Cot British Military Cemetery & Memorial, Belgium..jpg
British Military Records


Boyle County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Boyle County, Kentucky
 


January 2012

Tiree, Balephuil Bay.jpg
Finding Your Ancestors in Scotland before 1855


529px-Judaica.jpg
Czech Republic Jewish History


220px-Modlin spichlerz.jpg
Poland Civil Registration- Vital Records


220px-Koala climbing tree.jpg
Australia Archives and Libraries


Brompton5.jpg
England Census


Lincoln protecting Potawatomi.jpg
Illinois History


Place Setting.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines


Elkhorn Tavern, Pea Ridge, Arkansas.gif
Arkansas in the Civil War
 

December 2011

135px-Salvador BA.jpg
Brazil Catholic Church Records


220px-Natural bridge in Bryce Canyon.jpg
WikiProject Utah


250px-Nurembergsynagoguec Germany.jpg
German Jewish Records


Children.jpg
Family History Activities for Children: 3-11


Apprenticeship- Shoemaker.jpg
Apprenticeship in England


Merthyr Tydfil Central Library family history room.JPG
Family History for Beginners


Oldcap.jpg
Illinois Vital Records


Family Road Map.PNG
Family group record: roadmap for researchers


Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers Through the Cumberland Gap.jpg
A New Nation 1789-1859



November 2011

220px-BM; 'MF' RM1 - The King's Library, Enlightenment 1 'Discovering the world in the 18th Century ~ View South.jpg
British Sources for Previous Research


Elissa-ship.jpg
Tracing Immigrant Origins


Aberystwyth Wales.jpg
Wales Societies


Adair County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Adair County, Kentucky


October 2011

Baltimore County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG
Baltimore County, Maryland


450px-St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral.jpg
Scotland Church Records Union Lists


Dictionary.png
A Glossary of Genealogical Terms


Hamburg bei Sankt-Pauli um 1900.jpg
Hamburg Passenger Lists


Ensenada Grande.jpg
Mexico, Baja CA / Sur States Catholic Church Records


Icon project.png
Help:Creating a new WikiProject


Rock of Cashel.jpg
Ireland


Humboldt River camp drawing 1859.jpg
California Trail


Niagara Falls, New York.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New York


Finland.jpg
Finland Church Records


Coat of Arms2.jpg
How to Find a Coat of Arms or Crest


Illinois Map.png
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Illinois


Naturalization.jpg
United States Naturalization and Citizenship


Russian Flag.jpg
Germans from Russia Archives and Libraries


Voyage of the Catalpa.jpg
Ireland Emigration and Immigration


Question Dice.jpg
Guessing a Name Variation


Roman Forum.jpg
Italy


Question-red.jpg
How to Guess Where to Start


AbbevilleSC.jpg
Abbeville County, South Carolina


September 2011

McHenry County Courthouse.gif
McHenry County, Illinois


Papua New Guinea tribesman.jpg
Papua New Guinea


GezichtOpNieuwAmsterdam.jpg
New Netherland


$million.jpg
Who wants to be a Family History Millionaire?


Williamson County Courthouse.gif
Williamson County, Illinois


Cherokee Confederates Reunion.gif
American Indians in the Civil War


Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG
Anderson County, Kentucky


Lake Coeur d'Alene.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho


Jimmy Parker 002.jpg
Jimmy Parker
Indian Annuity.jpg
American Indian Annuity Rolls
Cheyenne-Henry-Roman-Nose-Yellow-Bear-and-Lame-Man-1899.jpg
American Indian Genealogy
Bison in Yellowstone.jpg
Indians of North America

Keukenhof tulips.jpg
Intro to the Netherlands


Darlingtonengland.jpg
England Major Websites


Simadalsfjorden 3.jpg
Norway


Chickamauga, Georgia Battle.jpg
Georgia in the Civil War


August 2011

Reading of a Will.jpg
England Probate Records


Cliff in Okinawa.jpg
Japan


Barbados beach.jpg
Barbados


Australian Flag.jpg
Australia


Edmund Randolph.jpg
Randolph County, Illinois


250px-British Isles Euler diagram svg.png
British Isles


Cherokee Confederates Reunion.gif
American Indians in the Civil War


Brazil flag map.PNG
Brazil


Sgt Major Christian Fleetwood.jpg
African American Military Records


Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG
Anderson County, Kentucky


Brick wall 2494.jpg
Solving Tough Research Problems—Overcoming Brick Walls


Lourdes 2011-05-24 22-25-32.jpg
Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records


Germany-01.jpg
German Research on the Internet - an Overview -complete handout


Champaign County Courthouse.gif
Champaign County, Illinois


Collections.jpg
How to Cite FamilySearch Collections


Question mark with feet.jpg
Guessing the Easiest to Research Person and Event


Dubrovnik city.jpg
Croatia


Germany-01.jpg
German Research on the Internet - an Overview -complete handout


Apsaroke horse trappings.jpg
Indians of Idaho


Siksika or Blackfoot -Iron-Breast-and-family.jpg
Tribal Prototype


July 2011

Family Tech.png
FamilySearch Community Tools


Texas Birth Records (10-0045) Example 2 DGS.jpg
Texas Birth Certificates (FSHC)


Liberty-statue-from-below.jpg
United States


Panama Flag.PNG
Panama


Vital Records.jpg
Hawaii Vital Records


Chickamauga, Georgia Battle.jpg
Georgia Military Records


Walkersbrunn-Kirche-Frontansicht-16-05-2005.jpg
Switzerland


Gem upclose.gif
Gem County, Idaho


Battle of Gettysburg by Currier and Ives.png
Beginning United States Civil War Research


Catharine-II.jpg
Germans from Russia


Koszecin.jpg
Poland


Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States.png
United States History


Log15.png
Research Logs


Lesson 3 Apple tree.jpg
Involve Children and Youth in Family History


NGS2010 125.png
FamilySearch Research Wiki: Why I Participate


Pioneers Crossing the Plains of Nebraska by C-1-.C.A. Christensen.png
Tracing LDS Ancestors


Russia St. Petersburg Lutheran Church Records Marriage.jpg
Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Illinois.png
Illinois


Flag of Scotland.jpg
Scotland


Writing in journal.jpg
Document AS YOU GO!


June 2011

Dublin Four Courts and the Liffy River.jpg
Ireland Civil Registration


New Caledonia and Vanuatu map.png
Vanuatu


Arizona flag.png
Arizona


Hindu Pilgrimage Sites Map.JPG
India


SOS FAMILY.jpg
Family History Activities for Youth


May 2011

USGretnaGreens.png
Gretna Greens in the United States


Polish.jpg
Haller's Army


April 2011

Fort sumter 1861 Battle.jpg
South Carolina in the Civil War


Vicksburg h7655k.jpg
United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865


Colour-bearers of the 71st Illinois.jpg
71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry


124 goshen ny infantry regiment monument.jpg
124th Regiment, New York Infantry


4th United States Colored Infantry.jpg
United States Colored Troops in the Civil War


March 2011

South Carolina oaks.jpg
South Carolina


August 2010

LDS genealogy library slc utah.jpg
Family History Library


Tennessee flag.png
Tennessee


Siksika or Blackfoot -Iron-Breast-and-family.jpg
American Indians


William of Orange1580.jpg
The Netherlands


June 2010

Slaget-ved-Lyndanissse.jpg
Denmark


Westminster Palace at sunset.jpg
England


Vital Records.jpg
Alabama Birth, Marriage, and Death Records


April 2010

Siksika or Blackfoot -Iron-Breast-and-family.jpg
Indians of Montana


Y ddraig goch.png
Wales


China.gif
China


St Marys Church Acton Cheshire.jpg
Cheshire England Parishes


February 2010

Brandenburger Tor Blaue Stunde.jpg
Germany


Liberty-statue-from-below.jpg
New York Census


Pacific island scene.jpg
Pacific Island Guide to Research


January 2010

MD Ship The Dove.png
Maryland History


Kentucky Confederate Home.jpg
US Military Old Soldiers Home Records


Prague.jpg
Czech Republic