Tracing Immigrants Origin Record Selection Table

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'''Country-of-Origin''' <br>'''Records Selection Table'''
  
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<span>This table can help you decide which records to search.&nbsp;</span><span>In Column 1, find the search tactic you selected.</span>&nbsp;<span>In Column 2, find the record types that are most likely to have the information you need. Then turn to that record type in this section.</span>&nbsp;<span>Additional records that may be useful are in Column 3.</span>&nbsp;<span>The terms used in both Columns 2 and 3 are the same as the record headings used in this portal and the subject headings used in the Family History Library Catalog.</span><span />
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'''<span>1. Search Tactic...</span>'''<span />
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'''<span>2. Look First In...</span>'''<span />
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'''<span>3. Then Search...</span>'''<span />
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<span>1. Survey general previous research</span><span />
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Genealogy|Genealogy]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Societies|Societies]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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2. Search nationwide records
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Civil Registration|Civil Registration]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Census|Census]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Church Records|Church Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Names Personal|Names, Personal]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Taxation|Taxation]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Directories|Directories]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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<span>3. Search departure records</span><span />
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Population|Population]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin History|History]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Newspapers|Newspapers]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Court Records|Court Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Military Records|Military Records]]
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4. Localize the surname
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Names Personal|Names Personal]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Directories|Directories]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Societies|Societies]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Civil Registration|Civil Registration]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Census|Census]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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5. Search regional records
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Church Records|Church Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Civil Registration|Civil Registration]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Genealogy|Genealogy]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin History|History]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Societies|Societies]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Periodicals|Periodicals]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Court Records|Court Records]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Directories|Directories]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Census|Census]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Newspapers|Newspapers]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Taxation|Taxation]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Military Records|Military Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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6. Search local records
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Church Records|Church Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Civil Registration|Civil Registration]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin History|History]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Census|Census]]
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[[Tracing Immigrants Origin Genealogy|Genealogy]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Periodicals|Periodicals]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Societies|Societies]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Newspapers|Newspapers]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Probate Records|Probate Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Taxation|Taxation]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Court Records|Court Records]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Population|Population]], [[Tracing Immigrants Origin Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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Revision as of 01:59, 3 August 2009

Country-of-Origin
Records Selection Table

This table can help you decide which records to search. In Column 1, find the search tactic you selected. In Column 2, find the record types that are most likely to have the information you need. Then turn to that record type in this section. Additional records that may be useful are in Column 3. The terms used in both Columns 2 and 3 are the same as the record headings used in this portal and the subject headings used in the Family History Library Catalog.

1. Search Tactic...

2. Look First In...

3. Then Search...

1. Survey general previous research

Genealogy, Societies

Periodicals

2. Search nationwide records

Civil Registration, Census, Church Records, Names, Personal

Taxation, Directories, Periodicals

3. Search departure records

Emigration and Immigration, Population

History, Newspapers, Court Records, Military Records

4. Localize the surname

Names Personal, Directories, Societies

Civil Registration, Census, Periodicals

5. Search regional records

Church Records, Civil Registration, Genealogy, History, Societies, Periodicals, Court Records

Directories, Census, Newspapers, Taxation, Military Records, Land and Property

6. Search local records

Church Records, Civil Registration, History, Census

Genealogy, Periodicals, Societies, Newspapers, Probate Records, Taxation, Court Records, Population, Land and Property