Find an ancestor using Historical Records

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== Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections  ==
 
== Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections  ==
  
:When searching for records we may not know how to find the records we need.. We may not even be aware that they exist.
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:When searching for records, we may not know how to find the records we need.  We may not even be aware that they exist.
  
 
*You will want to know as many of the following as possible:  
 
*You will want to know as many of the following as possible:  
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**Then within these sources the one that you need (example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
 
**Then within these sources the one that you need (example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
  
=== Further Help for Beginners ===
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=== Further Help for Beginners ===
*Principles of Family History Research
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*Principles of Family History Research  
 
*Family History for Beginners
 
*Family History for Beginners

Revision as of 01:18, 21 April 2012

First try

Contents

Carlisle Indian School Records

When searching for records many records do not come to mind. We may not even be aware that they exist. Here is how one case went.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can you help me?"


2nd try

Carlisle Indian School Records

When searching for records many records do not come to mind. We may not even be aware that they exist. Here is how one case went.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.


3rd try

Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections

When searching for records, we may not know how to find the records we need.  We may not even be aware that they exist.
  • You will want to know as many of the following as possible:
    • Name of the Record/Collection/Topic
    • Location or area covered by the Record
    • Time the record covers.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.

Further Help for Beginners

  • Principles of Family History Research
  • Family History for Beginners