Find an ancestor using Historical Records

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== 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&nbsp; answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and&nbsp; ask "Can you help me?"
 
 
*On the [[Main Page]]
 
**First I browsed by Counties finding many articles on Pennsylvania.
 
**I clicked on [[Pennsylvania]] and was lead to that page.
 
**Under Pennsylvania topics I found American Indians and clicked on it.
 
**This took me to the page [[Indians of Pennsylvania]]
 
**There I found the [[Carlisle Indian Industrial School (Pennsylvania)|Carlisle Indian Industrial School]]
 
 
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== 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&nbsp; answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and&nbsp; ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
 
 
*By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.
 
 
*First go the [[Main Page]]
 
**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.
 
**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]])
 
**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  ==
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*By going to the wiki and following many of these steps we can often find sources that help.
 
*By going to the wiki and following many of these steps we can often find sources that help.
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*First go to the [[Main Page]]  
 
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Revision as of 12:58, 26 April 2012

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.

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.


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