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= Research Wiki  =
 
= Research Wiki  =
<div style="font-size:10pt; margin-top:0px;">the how to manual for family history and genealogy research</div>  
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<div style="font-size:10pt; margin-top:0px;">The "How-To Manual" for Family History and Genealogy Research</div>  
 
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'''Search Tips:'''  
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'''[[Help:Basic Searches|Search Tips]]:'''  
  
*Start with broad localities,<br>then click through to smaller ones<br><span style="font-size: .82em; display: block;">''Example: England''</span>  
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*Start with broad localities,<br>then click through to smaller ones <span style="font-size: .82em; display: block;">''Example: England''</span>  
 
*Use keywords, not phrases<br><span style="font-size: .82em; display: block;">''Example: Hispanic Resources''</span>
 
*Use keywords, not phrases<br><span style="font-size: .82em; display: block;">''Example: Hispanic Resources''</span>
  
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*Ancestor names aren't found in the Wiki, but [[User:Averyld/Sandbox2|see how the Wiki helps you find your ancestors]]<br>  
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:*What is the Wiki?&nbsp;<br>[[Find an ancestor using the Wiki|It helps you find your ancestors]].<br>  
*Wiki Tools
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:*[[Wiki tools for research|Wiki Tools]]<br>
 
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| <center>[[Image:New beginning genealogy.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Beginning Genealogy'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:New beginning genealogy.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Beginning Genealogy'''</span></center>  
*[[User:Ccsmith/sandbox/beginners|Getting started]]  
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*[[Begin your genealogy quest|Start your family history]]  
*[[User:Ccsmith/sandbox/computers|Selecting computer software]]  
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*[[Select computer software|Select computer software]]  
*[[User:Jamestanner/Sandbox/Wiki Design|Organize my records]]  
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*[[Organize your genealogy|Organize your records]]  
*[[Family History for Beginners|Learn research strategies]]<br>
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*[[Principles of Family History Research|Research Principles]]
 
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<center>''[[Family History for Beginners|More research helps]]''</center>
 
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| <center>[[Image:New Hondius - Nova totius terrarum 1625.jpg]]<br><span style="font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Find Records by Place'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:New Hondius - Nova totius terrarum 1625.jpg]]<br><span style="font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Find Records by Place'''</span></center>  
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*[[England|England]]  
 
*[[England|England]]  
 
*[[Germany|Germany]]  
 
*[[Germany|Germany]]  
*''[[Browse by Country|See all countries]]''
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*[[Ireland|Ireland]]
 
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| <center>[[Image:New wiki research.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Research Tools'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:New wiki research.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Research Tools'''</span></center>  
*Looking for Research Outlines?  
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*[[Research Outlines|Looking for Research Outlines?]]
 
*[[Census (disambiguation)|Census Records]]  
 
*[[Census (disambiguation)|Census Records]]  
*[[Research Forms|Research Forms]]  
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*[[Research Forms|Research Forms]]
*''[[User:Nolaneclark/Sandbox/Miscellaneous Research Tools|See more research tools]]''<br>
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<center>''[[Miscellaneous Research Tools|More research tools]]''</center>
 
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| <center>[[Image:Buffalo&Erie County Historical Society.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Wiki for Groups'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:Buffalo&Erie County Historical Society.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Wiki for Groups'''</span></center>  
*Societies and Libraries  
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*[[Societies and libraries|Societies and Libraries]]
*FamilySearch Centers  
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*[[User:Fritty/Sandbox3|FamilySearch Centers]]
 
*[[Help:Adopt-a-page|Adopt a Page]]  
 
*[[Help:Adopt-a-page|Adopt a Page]]  
 
*[[Help:Wiki trainers|Wiki Trainers]]
 
*[[Help:Wiki trainers|Wiki Trainers]]
 
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<center>[[FamilySearch Wiki:Community Meetings|''User Group Meetings'']]</center>
 
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| <center>[[Image:New wiki news.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Wiki News'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:New wiki news.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Wiki News'''</span></center>  
*Recruiting for the Ohio project
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*[http://view.exacttarget.com/?j=fe5c10737c6505797212&m=fe6315707166057a711d&ls=fdee1c737561037f761d747d&l=fe6717707462067f7c15&s=fe2313767766007e7d1375&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe2816777d64017a751373&r=0 Contributor Newsletter]
*Community Council  
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*[[Community News#New_Wiki_Home_Page_Design_.C2.A0.28Nov_16.2C_2012.29|New Wiki Home Design]]
*[[Community News|More News]]<br>
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*[[Community News#Wiki_Community_Council_has_been_created.21_.28Nov_16.2C_2012.29|Community Council]]
 
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*[[Community News#New_Sign-in_Option|New Sign-in option]]
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| <center>[[Image:New working together.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Build the Wiki'''</span></center>  
 
| <center>[[Image:New working together.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Build the Wiki'''</span></center>  
*[[User:Ldrew/Sandbox6|Make your first edit]]  
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*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|Make your first edit]]  
*[[User:Averyld/Sandbox4|Find things to do]]  
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*[[Help the Wiki grow|Find things to do]]  
 
*[[Community Center|Connect with others]]  
 
*[[Community Center|Connect with others]]  
*[[Help:Contributor Help|Find help articles]]
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*[[Take part in Wiki care|Wiki Care]]
 
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<center>[[Help:Contributor Help|''More help articles'']] </center>
 
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Revision as of 22:24, 27 November 2012

Research Wiki

The "How-To Manual" for Family History and Genealogy Research


Search by place or topic (not individual):

Search Tips:

  • Start with broad localities,
    then click through to smaller ones Example: England
  • Use keywords, not phrases
    Example: Hispanic Resources
 
    
Spy glass icon.jpg
 


New beginning genealogy.jpg
Beginning Genealogy
More research helps
 
New Hondius - Nova totius terrarum 1625.jpg
Find Records by Place
All countries
New wiki research.jpg
Research Tools
More research tools
 
Buffalo&Erie County Historical Society.jpg
Wiki for Groups
User Group Meetings
New wiki news.jpg
Wiki News
More News
New working together.jpg
Build the Wiki
More help articles


 
Research Questions?
There are many places to get research help from an individual
 
Wiki Contributor Questions?
Contact FamilySearch or ask the community for help
 
Featured Article
Newport History Museum.jpg
African American Slavery and Bondage
Did you know?



Share your knowledge
LearmonthBallaaratShireOffice Australia.JPG
Australia Genealogy, (FHHS)
We need your help!

   
View popular articles More featured articles