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=== Keys to success in African American research  ===
 
=== Keys to success in African American research  ===
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You will find the most success researching African American ancestors if you begin with yourself, and follow oral history as well as historical records such as birth, marriage, and death certificates to document the previous generations.  
 
You will find the most success researching African American ancestors if you begin with yourself, and follow oral history as well as historical records such as birth, marriage, and death certificates to document the previous generations.  
  
Use the US Census to research your family groups. &nbsp;Many times, you may have difficulty in documenting an ancestor. &nbsp;If you research the collateral lines (aunts, uncles, siblings, and cousins), you will discover more about your common ancestor and have a wealth of resources to explore.[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Basic_Search_Strategies See United States Basic Search Strategies.]<br>  
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Use the US Census to research your family groups. Many times, you may have difficulty in documenting an ancestor. If you research the collateral lines (aunts, uncles, siblings, and cousins), you will discover more about your common ancestor and have a wealth of resources to explore.[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Basic_Search_Strategies See United States Basic Search Strategies.]<br>  
  
 
See the wiki pages [[Virginia African Americans|Virginia African Americans]] and [[African American Research|United States African American Research]]. <br> See also[[Quick Guide to African American Records|Quick Guide to African American Records]] <br> See also [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/finding-records-of-your-ancestors-1870-present/155 Finding Records of Your Ancestors 1870-Present] in the FamilySearch Learning Center.  
 
See the wiki pages [[Virginia African Americans|Virginia African Americans]] and [[African American Research|United States African American Research]]. <br> See also[[Quick Guide to African American Records|Quick Guide to African American Records]] <br> See also [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/finding-records-of-your-ancestors-1870-present/155 Finding Records of Your Ancestors 1870-Present] in the FamilySearch Learning Center.  
 
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=== Online Resources  ===
 
=== Online Resources  ===
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*[http://aagenwv.blogspot.com/ African-American Genealogy-West Virginia]  
 
*[http://aagenwv.blogspot.com/ African-American Genealogy-West Virginia]  
 
*[http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx West Virginia Death Records]  
 
*[http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx West Virginia Death Records]  
*[http://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/nby/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?ti=1,0&Search_Arg=west%20%2B%20virginia%20%2B%20african-american&Search_Code=FT*&SL=None&CNT=20&PID=jahdUFlX-A_fBoVYKMXSlih&SEQ=20091210001807&SID=3 Newberry Library Resources:]&nbsp; West Virginia
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*[http://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/nby/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?ti=1,0&Search_Arg=west%20%2B%20virginia%20%2B%20african-american&Search_Code=FT*&SL=None&CNT=20&PID=jahdUFlX-A_fBoVYKMXSlih&SEQ=20091210001807&SID=3 Newberry Library Resources:] West Virginia
  
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Online Records



Keys to success in African American research

You will find the most success researching African American ancestors if you begin with yourself, and follow oral history as well as historical records such as birth, marriage, and death certificates to document the previous generations.

Use the US Census to research your family groups. Many times, you may have difficulty in documenting an ancestor. If you research the collateral lines (aunts, uncles, siblings, and cousins), you will discover more about your common ancestor and have a wealth of resources to explore.See United States Basic Search Strategies.

See the wiki pages Virginia African Americans and United States African American Research.
See alsoQuick Guide to African American Records
See also Finding Records of Your Ancestors 1870-Present in the FamilySearch Learning Center.

Online Resources