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></span>
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'''<span>1. Search Tactic...</span>'''<span></span>
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'''<span>2. Look First In...</span>'''<span></span>
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'''<span>3. Then Search...</span>'''<span></span>
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<span>1. Survey general previous research</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Genealogy_2 Genealogy], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Societies_2 Societies]</span><span></span>
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Periodicals_2 <span>Periodicals</span>]<span></span>
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<span>2. Search nationwide records</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Civil_Registration Civil Registration]; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Census_2 Census]; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Church_Records_2 Church Records]; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Names.2C_Personal Names, Personal]</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Taxation Taxation], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Directories Directories], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Periodicals_2 Periodicals]</span><span></span>
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<span>3. Search departure records</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Emigration_and_Immigration_2 Emigration and Immigration], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Population Population]</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#History_2 History], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Newspapers_2 Newspapers], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Court_Records_2 Court Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Military_Records_2 Military Records]</span><span></span>
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<span>4. Localize the surname</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Names.2C_Personal Names, Personal]; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Directories Directories]; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Societies_2 Societies]</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Civil_Registration Civil Registration], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Census_2 Census], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Periodicals_2 Periodicals]</span><span></span>
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<span>5. Search regional records</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Church_Records_2 Church Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Civil_Registration Civil Registration], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Genealogy_2 Genealogy], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#History_2 History], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Societies_2 Societies], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Periodicals_2 Periodicals], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Court_Records_2 Court Records]</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Directories Directories], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Census_2 Census], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Newspapers_2 Newspapers], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Taxation Taxation], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Military_Records_2 Military Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Land_and_Property_2 Land and Property]</span><span></span>
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<span>6. Search local records</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Church_Records_2 Church Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Civil_Registration Civil Registration], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#History_2 History], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Census_2 Census]</span><span></span>
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<span>[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Genealogy_2 Genealogy], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Periodicals_2 Periodicals], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Societies_2 Societies], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Newspapers_2 Newspapers], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Probate_Records_2 Probate Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Taxation Taxation], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Court_Records_2 Court Records], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Population Population], [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Tracing_Immigrant_Origins#Land_and_Property_2 Land and Property]</span><span></span>
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Revision as of 02:15, 4 August 2008

◄ Return to Portal:Tracing Immigrant Origins

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