Find an ancestor using Historical Records

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== Carlisle Indian School Records  ==
 
== 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.  
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*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?  ===
 
=== Can you help me?  ===
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*By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.
 
*By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.
  
*First go the [[Main Page]]  
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*First go the [[Main_Page]]  
 
**Browsed by county/state or country and find (example: [[Pennsylvania]]).  
 
**Browsed by county/state or country and find (example: [[Pennsylvania]]).  
 
**Clicked on a county/state or country page and this will lead to that page.  
 
**Clicked on a county/state or country page and this will lead to that page.  
 
**Under topics you will find many items to search (example American Indians) and you can then click and search.  
 
**Under topics you will find many items to search (example American Indians) and you can then click and search.  
 
**You may found a list of sources (example [[Indians of Pennsylvania]])  
 
**You may found a list of sources (example [[Indians of Pennsylvania]])  
**Then within these sources the one that you need(example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])  
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**Then within these sources the one that you need(example [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)]])
  
 
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== Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections  ==
 
== Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections  ==

Revision as of 01:26, 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 Family Search Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to the wiki and following many of these steps we can often find sources that help.

Further Help for Beginners

  • Principles of Family History Research
  • Family History for Beginners