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___ Account books  
 
___ Account books  
  
___ Business & farm records  
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___ Business & farm records  
  
 
___ Citizenship papers  
 
___ Citizenship papers  
  
___ Clubs & organizations  
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___ Clubs & organizations  
  
 
___ Employment records  
 
___ Employment records  
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___ Divorce  
 
___ Divorce  
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___ Franktur
  
 
___ Graduation  
 
___ Graduation  
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___ Licenses  
 
___ Licenses  
  
___ Returns
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___ Returns  
  
 
 
== Compiled Sources  ==
 
== Compiled Sources  ==
  
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___ City directories  
 
___ City directories  
  
___ County & local histories  
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___ County & local histories  
  
 
___ Family histories  
 
___ 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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___ 1820  
  
___ 1830
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___ 1830  
  
 
___ 1840  
 
___ 1840  
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___ 1860  
 
___ 1860  
  
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___ 1870  
 
___ 1870  
  
___ 1880
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___ 1880  
  
 
___ 1890  
 
___ 1890  
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___ 1920  
 
___ 1920  
  
___ 1930
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___ 1930  
  
 
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___ Agriculture schedules
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___ Agriculture schedules  
  
 
___ Mortality schedules  
 
___ Mortality schedules  
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___ Revolutionary War  
 
___ Revolutionary War  
  
___ State & local censuses  
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___ State & local censuses  
  
 
___ Union Army survivor  
 
___ Union Army survivor  
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___ Deeds  
 
___ Deeds  
  
___ Grantee & grantor indexes  
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___ Grantee & grantor indexes  
  
 
___ Mortgages  
 
___ Mortgages  
  
___ Patents & grants  
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___ Patents & grants  
  
 
___ Surveys  
 
___ Surveys  
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___ Minutes  
 
___ Minutes  
  
___ Orders & decrees  
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___ Orders & decrees  
  
 
=== Court-Related Records  ===
 
=== Court-Related Records  ===
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___ Lawyers' briefs  
 
___ Lawyers' briefs  
  
___ Sheriff & police records  
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___ Sheriff & police records  
  
 
=== Tax Records  ===
 
=== Tax Records  ===
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=== Immigration Records  ===
 
=== Immigration Records  ===
  
___ Alien registration cards
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___ Alien registration cards  
  
 
___ Citizenship papers  
 
___ Citizenship papers  
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___ Log books  
 
___ Log books  
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___ Name change
  
 
___ Naturalization  
 
___ Naturalization  
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___ Oath of allegiance  
 
___ Oath of allegiance  
  
___ Passenger lists
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___ Passenger lists  
  
___ Passport applications
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___ Passport applications  
  
 
___ Registry of voters  
 
___ Registry of voters  
  
 
___ Vaccination certificates  
 
___ Vaccination certificates  
 
  
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
 
=== Cemetery Records  ===
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___ Orphan agencies  
 
___ 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