Find an ancestor using Historical Records

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Carlisle Indian School Records

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2nd try

Carlisle Indian School Records

  • When searching for records many records do not come to mind. We may not even be aware that they exist. Here is how one case went.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to wiki and following step by step we can often found sources that help.


3rd try

Search for Specific Historical Records or Collections

When searching for records, we may not know how to find the records we need.  We may not even be aware that they exist.
  • You will want to know as many of the following as possible:
    • Name of the Record/Collection/Topic
    • Location or area covered by the Record
    • Time the record covers.

Can you help me?

Looking for  answers to my Family History Questions I came to the Family Search Wiki and  ask "Can the Wiki help me?"
  • By going to the wiki and following many of these steps we can often find sources that help.

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