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=== Personal/Family Records  ===
 
=== Personal/Family Records  ===
  
___ Account Books
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___ Account books
  
___ Citizenship Papers
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___ Business & farm records
  
___ Clubs/Organizations
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___ Citizenship papers
  
___ Employment Records
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___ Clubs & organizations
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___ Employment records
  
 
___ Family Bibles  
 
___ Family Bibles  
 
___ Farm Records
 
  
 
___ Heirlooms  
 
___ Heirlooms  
  
___ Journals/Diaries
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___ Journals/diaries
  
 
___ Letters  
 
___ Letters  
  
___ Medical Records
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___ Medical records
  
___ Memorial Cards
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___ Memorial cards
  
___ Military Records
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___ Military records
  
___ Oral Traditions
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___ Oral traditions
  
 
___ Photographs  
 
___ Photographs  
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___ Scrapbooks  
 
___ Scrapbooks  
  
___ Social Security Cards
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___ Social Security cards
  
 
=== Certificates  ===
 
=== Certificates  ===
  
 
___ Adoption  
 
___ Adoption  
 
___ Ahnentafel
 
  
 
___ Baptism  
 
___ Baptism  
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___ Elementary  
 
___ Elementary  
  
___ Ladies Finishing
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___ Ladies finishing
  
 
___ Private  
 
___ Private  
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___ Automobile  
 
___ Automobile  
  
___ Health/Life  
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___ Health  
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___ Life  
  
 
___ Marine  
 
___ Marine  
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___ Contracts  
 
___ Contracts  
 
___ Indexes
 
  
 
___ Licenses  
 
___ Licenses  
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== Compiled Sources  ==
 
== Compiled Sources  ==
  
=== Compiled Sources ===
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=== Compiled Sources ===
  
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___ (IGI) International Genealogical Index  
 
___ (IGI) International Genealogical Index  
  
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___ Biographies  
 
___ Biographies  
  
___ City Directories
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___ City directories
  
___ County/Local Histories
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___ County & local histories
  
___ Family Histories
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___ Family histories
  
___ Funeral Program
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___ Funeral programs, books, & cards
  
 
___ Genealogies  
 
___ Genealogies  
  
___ Pedigrees  
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___ Pedigrees & Ahnentafel
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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___ Advertisements  
 
___ Advertisements  
  
___ Local News
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___ Local news
  
___ Unclaimed Mail
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___ Unclaimed mail
  
 
=== Periodicals  ===
 
=== Periodicals  ===
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___ Genealogies  
 
___ Genealogies  
  
___ Historical Articles
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___ Historical articles
  
 
___ Indexes  
 
___ Indexes  
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___ Queries  
 
___ Queries  
  
___ Source Extracts
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___ Source extracts
  
=== Collections  ===
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=== Manuscript Collections  ===
  
 
___ Indexes  
 
___ Indexes  
  
___ Personal Papers
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___ Personal papers
  
 
___ Correspondence  
 
___ Correspondence  
  
___ Surname Files
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___ Surname files
  
 
___ Biographies  
 
___ Biographies  
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___ (DAR) Daughters of the American Revolution  
 
___ (DAR) Daughters of the American Revolution  
  
___ Business Records
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___ Business records
  
___ Oral Histories
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___ Oral histories
  
___ WPA Projects
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___ WPA projects
  
 
=== Internet  ===
 
=== Internet  ===
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=== Federal Census  ===
 
=== Federal Census  ===
  
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___ 1790  
 
___ 1790  
  
___ 1800
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___ 1800  
  
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___ 1810  
 
___ 1810  
  
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___ 1860  
 
___ 1860  
  
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___ 1870  
 
___ 1870  
  
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___ 1930  
 
___ 1930  
  
___ Agriculture
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___ Mortality Schedules
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___ Agriculture schedules
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___ Mortality schedules
  
 
___ Revolutionary War  
 
___ Revolutionary War  
  
___ State/Local Census
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___ State & local censuses
  
___ Union Army Survivor
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___ Union Army survivor
  
 
=== Land Records  ===
 
=== Land Records  ===
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___ Deeds  
 
___ Deeds  
  
___ Grantee Index
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___ Grantee & grantor indexes
  
 
___ Mortgages  
 
___ Mortgages  
  
___ Patents/Grants
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___ Patents & grants
  
 
___ Surveys  
 
___ Surveys  
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=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
  
___ Case Files
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___ Case files
  
 
___ Dockets  
 
___ Dockets  
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___ Minutes  
 
___ Minutes  
  
___ Orders/Decrees
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___ Orders & decrees
  
=== Court Related Records  ===
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=== Court-Related Records  ===
  
 
___ Jail  
 
___ Jail  
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___ Justice of the Peace  
 
___ Justice of the Peace  
  
___ Lawyers Briefs
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___ Lawyers' briefs
  
___ Sheriff/Police
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___ Sheriff & police records
  
 
=== Tax Records  ===
 
=== Tax Records  ===
  
___ Personal Property
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___ Personal property
  
___ Poll Tax
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___ Poll tax
  
___ Poor Rate
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___ Poor rate
  
___ Real Estate
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___ Real estate
  
 
___ School  
 
___ School  
  
___ Tax Exemptions
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___ Tax exemptions
  
 
=== Military Records  ===
 
=== Military Records  ===
  
___ Bounty Awards
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___ Bounty awards
  
___ Burial Registers
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___ Burial registers
  
 
___ Discharges  
 
___ Discharges  
  
___ Funeral Books
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___ Muster rolls
 
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___ Funeral Cards
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___ Muster Rolls
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___ Pensions  
 
___ Pensions  
  
___ Service Files
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___ Service files
  
=== Immigration Records ===
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=== Immigration Records ===
  
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___ Alien registration cards
___ Alien Registration Card
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___ Change of Name
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___ Citizenship papers
  
___ Citizenship Papers
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___ Customs records
  
___ Customs Records
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___ Immigrant aid groups
  
___ Immigrant Aid Group
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___ Log books
  
___ Logbooks
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___ Name change
  
 
___ Naturalization  
 
___ Naturalization  
  
___ Oath of Allegiance
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___ Oath of allegiance
  
___ Passenger Lists
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___ Passenger lists
  
___ Passports
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___ Passport applications
  
___ Registry of Voters
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___ Registry of voters
  
___ Vaccination Certificates
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___ Vaccination certificates
  
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
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___ Monuments  
 
___ Monuments  
  
___ Perpetual Care
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___ Perpetual care
  
 
___ Plats  
 
___ Plats  
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___ Convictions  
 
___ Convictions  
  
___ Court Claims
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___ Court claims
  
 
___ Divorces  
 
___ Divorces  
  
___ Forced Sales
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___ Forced sales
  
 
___ Probates  
 
___ Probates  
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___ Marriage  
 
___ Marriage  
  
___ Membership Lists
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___ Membership lists
  
 
___ Minutes  
 
___ Minutes  
  
___ Mission Reports
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___ Mission reports
  
 
___ Ordination  
 
___ Ordination  
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___ Removals  
 
___ Removals  
  
___ Subscription Lists
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___ Subscription lists
  
 
=== Employment Records  ===
 
=== Employment Records  ===
  
___ Account Books
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___ Account books
  
 
___ Apprenticeships  
 
___ Apprenticeships  
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___ Pensions  
 
___ Pensions  
  
___ Personal Files
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___ Personnel files
  
___ Service Awards
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___ Service awards
  
 
=== Institutional Records  ===
 
=== Institutional Records  ===
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___ Libraries  
 
___ Libraries  
  
___ Historical Societies
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___ Historical societies
  
___ Genealogical Society
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___ Genealogical societies
  
___ Mission Societies
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___ Mission societies
  
___ Orphan Agencies
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___ Orphan agencies
  
___ Reunion Registries
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___ Reunion registries
  
 
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Revision as of 14:14, 11 April 2012

Contents

Resource Checklist for Family Member: ______________________________

Family Records

Personal/Family Records

___ Account books

___ Business & farm records

___ Citizenship papers

___ Clubs & organizations

___ Employment records

___ Family Bibles

___ Heirlooms

___ Journals/diaries

___ Letters

___ Medical records

___ Memorial cards

___ Military records

___ Oral traditions

___ Photographs

___ Scrapbooks

___ Social Security cards

Certificates

___ Adoption

___ Baptism

___ Birth

___ Blessing

___ Confirmation

___ Death

___ Divorce

___ Franktur

___ Graduation

___ Manumission

___ Marriage

School Records

___ Arts

___ College

___ Elementary

___ Ladies finishing

___ Private

___ Secondary

___ Trade

___ University

___ Vocational

Insurance

___ Automobile

___ Health

___ Life

___ Marine

Vital Records

Vital Records

___ Adoptions

___ Births

___ Deaths

___ Divorces

___ Marriages

Marriage Records

___ Applications

___ Banns

___ Bonds

___ Contracts

___ Licenses

___ Returns

Compiled Sources

Compiled Sources

___ (IGI) International Genealogical Index

___ (PRF) Pedigree Resource File

___ (TIB) Temple Index Bureau

___ Ancestral File

___ Family Group Sheet

___ new FamilySearch Genealogical Index

Printed Sources

___ Biographies

___ City directories

___ County & local histories

___ Family histories

___ Funeral programs, books, & cards

___ Genealogies

___ Pedigrees & Ahnentafel

Newspapers

___ Indexes

___ Births

___ Deaths

___ Marriages

___ Anniversaries

___ Obituaries

___ Advertisements

___ Local news

___ Unclaimed mail

Periodicals

___ Genealogies

___ Historical articles

___ Indexes

___ Queries

___ Source extracts

Manuscript Collections

___ Indexes

___ Personal papers

___ Correspondence

___ Surname files

___ Biographies

___ Inscriptions

___ (DAR) Daughters of the American Revolution

___ Business records

___ Oral histories

___ WPA projects

Internet

___ Ancestry.com

___ Google.com

___ HeritageQuest

___ World Vital Records

___ Footnote

___ etc.

Public Sources

Federal Census

___ 1790

___ 1800

___ 1810

___ 1820

___ 1830

___ 1840

___ 1850

___ 1860

___ 1870

___ 1880

___ 1890

___ 1900

___ 1910

___ 1920

___ 1930

___ Agriculture schedules

___ Mortality schedules

___ Revolutionary War

___ State & local censuses

___ Union Army survivor

Land Records

___ Deeds

___ Grantee & grantor indexes

___ Mortgages

___ Patents & grants

___ Surveys

Probate Records

___ Administrations

___ Bonds

___ Guardianships

___ Indexes

___ Inventories

___ Packets

___ Settlements

___ Wills

Court Records

___ Case files

___ Dockets

___ Indexes

___ Judgments

___ Minutes

___ Orders & decrees

Court-Related Records

___ Jail

___ Jury

___ Justice of the Peace

___ Lawyers' briefs

___ Sheriff & police records

Tax Records

___ Personal property

___ Poll tax

___ Poor rate

___ Real estate

___ School

___ Tax exemptions

Military Records

___ Bounty awards

___ Burial registers

___ Discharges

___ Muster rolls

___ Pensions

___ Service files

Immigration Records

___ Alien registration cards

___ Citizenship papers

___ Customs records

___ Immigrant aid groups

___ Log books

___ Name change

___ Naturalization

___ Oath of allegiance

___ Passenger lists

___ Passport applications

___ Registry of voters

___ Vaccination certificates

Cemetery Records

___ Deeds

___ Fund

___ Gifts

___ Memorials

___ Monuments

___ Perpetual care

___ Plats

___ Sextons

___ Tombstones

Legal Notices

___ Auctions

___ Bankruptcies

___ Convictions

___ Court claims

___ Divorces

___ Forced sales

___ Probates

Private Sources

Church Records

___ Admissions

___ Annulment

___ Banns

___ Baptism

___ Birth

___ Blessing

___ Burial

___ Christening

___ Circumcision

___ Confirmation

___ Death

___ Disciplinary Courts

___ Divorce

___ Marriage

___ Membership lists

___ Minutes

___ Mission reports

___ Ordination

___ Removals

___ Subscription lists

Employment Records

___ Account books

___ Apprenticeships

___ Indentures

___ Licenses

___ Pensions

___ Personnel files

___ Service awards

Institutional Records

___ Charities

___ Hospitals

___ Convents

___ Seminaries

___ Libraries

___ Historical societies

___ Genealogical societies

___ Mission societies

___ Orphan agencies

___ Reunion registries