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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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| colspan="3" | '''<span style="text-align: center; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 15px; font-size: 1.2em; display: block;">Search by place or topic:</span>'''
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| width="62%" colspan="3" | <span style="text-align: center; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 15px; font-size: 1.2em; display: block;">'''Search by place or topic''' (not individual):</span>  
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'''[[Help:Basic Searches|Search Tips]]:'''
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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>
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*Use keywords, not phrases<br><span style="font-size: .82em; display: block;">''Example: Hispanic Resources''</span>
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:*What is the Wiki?&nbsp;<br>[[Find an ancestor using the Wiki|It helps you find your ancestors]].<br>
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:*[[Wiki tools for research|Wiki Tools]]<br>
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| <center>'''Find Records by Place'''&nbsp;[[Image:Nova et Accuratissima Terrarum Orbis Tabula (J.Blaeu, 1664).jpg|150px|Nova et Accuratissima Terrarum Orbis Tabula (J.Blaeu, 1664).jpg]]</center>  
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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>  
*[[United States|United States]]  
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*[[Begin your genealogy quest|Start your family history]]  
*[[England|England]]  
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*[[Select computer software|Select computer software]]  
*[[Germany|Germany]]  
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*[[Organize your genealogy|Organize your records]]  
*''[[Browse by Country|See all countries]]''
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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>
*Looking for an ancestor?<br>
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| <center>'''Popular Pages''' </center>  
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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>  
*Where are the 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]]
*[[United States Record Selection Table|US Record Selection Table]]
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<center>''[[Miscellaneous Research Tools|More research tools]]''</center>
*''[[Special:PopularPages|See all popular pages]]''<br>
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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>  
*Getting started
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*[[Societies and libraries|Societies and Libraries]]
*Selecting computer software
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*[[User:Fritty/Sandbox3|FamilySearch Centers]]
*Organize your records
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*[[Help:Adopt-a-page|Adopt a Page]]
*Learn research strategies<br>
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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>  
*Societies and Libraries
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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]
*FamilySearch Centers
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*[[Community News#New_Wiki_Home_Page_Design_.C2.A0.28Nov_16.2C_2012.29|New Wiki Home Design]]
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*Wiki Trainers
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*Recruiting for the Ohio project
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*[[Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki|Make your first edit]]
*More News
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki|Find things to do]]
*[[User:VasquezJL/Sandbox/Contributing|''Learn more about contributing'']]
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Revision as of 22:24, 28 January 2013

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