Family History for the Flummoxed

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This page and the links that go with it have been created for those have a desire to create or extend their family history, but who are uncertain as to how to proceed. Things leading to getting "pflummoxed" may include:  
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| The Collins online dictionary definition:<br>'''''flummoxed''''' (ˈflʌməkst), adjective meaning '''''perplexed or bewildered'''''<br>Synonyms include baffled, confused, puzzled, stumped, at sea, at a loss, mystified, stymied
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'''This page and the links that go with it have been created for those have a desire to create or extend their family history, but who are uncertain as to how to proceed. Things leading to getting "flummoxed" may include:'''
  
 
#Being a beginner.  
 
#Being a beginner.  
 
#Not finding family records for a particular time and place.  
 
#Not finding family records for a particular time and place.  
#Lacking a method or plan to connect a broken link.<br>
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#Lacking a method or plan to move ahead with your family's history.
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'''Our hope here is to ask you a few questions that will both help you to move ahead and to enjoy the journey.&nbsp;Which of the following represents your primary interest in Family History:'''
  
Our hope here is to ask you a few questions that will you both to move ahead and to enjoy the journey.  
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#[[Flummoxed - Curiosity|Curiosity about what I might find.]]
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#[[Surname Research|Interest in a particular family name (surname).]]
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#[[:Category:Heraldry|Find a family crest and/or heraldry.]]
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#[[Flummoxed - Extending Family Lines|Extend one or more specific family lines.]]
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#[[Flummoxed - Leaving a Legacy|Leave a Family History legacy for my descendants.]]
  
Which of the following represents your primary interest in Family History:
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'''Please just click on one of the above to start your journey. By the way, you can always return here and pick a different option.'''
  
#[[Family History - For the Curious|Curiosity about what I might find.]]
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#[[Family History - Surname Research|Interest in a particular family name(surname).]]
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#[[Family History - Crests and Heraldry|Find a family crest and/or heraldry.]]
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#[[Family History - Extending Family Lines|Extend one or more specific family lines.]]
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#[[Family History - Leaving a Legacy|Leave a legacy of Family History for my descendants.]]
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#[[Family History - L.D.S. Ordinance Work|Do L.D.S. ordinance work for my ancestors.]]
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Please just click on one of the above to start your journey. By the way, you can always return here and pick a different option.
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[[Category:Research_Process]] [[Category:Beginners]]

Revision as of 19:21, 19 June 2013

The Collins online dictionary definition:
flummoxed (ˈflʌməkst), adjective meaning perplexed or bewildered
Synonyms include baffled, confused, puzzled, stumped, at sea, at a loss, mystified, stymied

This page and the links that go with it have been created for those have a desire to create or extend their family history, but who are uncertain as to how to proceed. Things leading to getting "flummoxed" may include:

  1. Being a beginner.
  2. Not finding family records for a particular time and place.
  3. Lacking a method or plan to move ahead with your family's history.

Our hope here is to ask you a few questions that will both help you to move ahead and to enjoy the journey. Which of the following represents your primary interest in Family History:

  1. Curiosity about what I might find.
  2. Interest in a particular family name (surname).
  3. Find a family crest and/or heraldry.
  4. Extend one or more specific family lines.
  5. Leave a Family History legacy for my descendants.

Please just click on one of the above to start your journey. By the way, you can always return here and pick a different option.