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''[[Jewish Genealogy Research|Jewish Genealogy&nbsp;]] &gt; Knowles Collection''<br>  
 
''[[Jewish Genealogy Research|Jewish Genealogy&nbsp;]] &gt; Knowles Collection''<br>  
 
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==Description==
 
The Knowles Collection is six databases that include records of the Jewish people. The six databases are:  
 
The Knowles Collection is six databases that include records of the Jewish people. The six databases are:  
  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: the Jews of the British Isles|Jews of The British Isles]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: the Jews of the British Isles|Jews of The British Isles]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/The_Knowles_Collection_--_Jews_of_the_Americas Jews of North America]  
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*[[The Knowles Collection -- Jews of the Americas|Jews of North America]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of Europe|Jews of Europe]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of Europe|Jews of Europe]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of The Caribbean|Jews of South America and The Caribbean]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of The Caribbean|Jews of South America and The Caribbean]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of Africa and the Orient|Jews of Africa and the Orient.]]  
 
*[[The Knowles Collection: Jews of Africa and the Orient|Jews of Africa and the Orient.]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Jews_of_the_South_Pacific Jews of the South Pacific]
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*[[Jews of the South Pacific|Jews of the South Pacific]]
  
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The great advantage of the Knowles Collection is that it links together into family groups, thousands of individual Jews (over 1,150,000 as of Jan 2015). Until now, these records were available only at the Family History Library, or from private archives or individuals.
  
The great advantage of the Knowles Collection is that it links together into family groups, thousands of individual Jews (over 600,000 as of January 2013). Until now, these records were available only at the Family History Library, or from private archives or individuals.
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Current totals for the Knowles Collection (as of 1 Jan 2015)  
  
Current totals for the Knowles Collection (as of 1 Feb 2013)
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*Africa and the Orient - 37,618 people  
 
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*British Isles -&nbsp; 208,349 people  
*Africa and the Orient - 15,936 people  
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*Europe -&nbsp; 380,637 people  
*British Isles -&nbsp; 157,249 people  
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*North America -&nbsp; 489,400 people  
*Europe -&nbsp; 158,015 people  
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*South America and the Caribbean - 21,351 people  
*North America -&nbsp; 246,579 people  
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*South Pacific Islands - 21,518
*South America and the Caribbean - 18,922 people  
 
*South Pacific Islands - 18,707
 
  
 
Updates about the collection, and helpful clues for research can be found at [http://knowlescollection.blogspot.com/ knowlescollection.blogspot.com].  
 
Updates about the collection, and helpful clues for research can be found at [http://knowlescollection.blogspot.com/ knowlescollection.blogspot.com].  
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== Where to access the collection  ==
 
== Where to access the collection  ==
  
Search this collection through the [http://histfam.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Community Trees ]website. Look for the section on Knowles Collection. .
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Search this collection through tips included at [http://www.knowlescollection.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-knowles-collection-has-moved.html the Knowles Collection blog].
 
 
A link to the Community&nbsp; trees website is also available at [[Knowlescollection.blogspot.com|knowlescollection.blogspot.com]]<br>
 
 
 
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== How to search the record  ==
 
== How to search the record  ==
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The collection is constantly being added to, so it should be checked at regular intervals.  
 
The collection is constantly being added to, so it should be checked at regular intervals.  
  
<br>{{Jewish|Jewish}}<br>#REDIRECT [[The Knowles Collection: the Jews of the British Isles]]
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[[Category:England Jewish Records]] [[Category:Jewish Records]]
[[Category:England]] [[Category:Jews|Knowles]]
 

Latest revision as of 06:34, 5 February 2016

Jewish Genealogy  > Knowles Collection

Description

The Knowles Collection is six databases that include records of the Jewish people. The six databases are:

The great advantage of the Knowles Collection is that it links together into family groups, thousands of individual Jews (over 1,150,000 as of Jan 2015). Until now, these records were available only at the Family History Library, or from private archives or individuals.

Current totals for the Knowles Collection (as of 1 Jan 2015)

  • Africa and the Orient - 37,618 people
  • British Isles -  208,349 people
  • Europe -  380,637 people
  • North America -  489,400 people
  • South America and the Caribbean - 21,351 people
  • South Pacific Islands - 21,518

Updates about the collection, and helpful clues for research can be found at knowlescollection.blogspot.com.

This record contains

  • Surname and forenames (continually being added)
  • Links to ancestors
  • Dates where available
  • Places where available
  • Source citations where available
  • Notes where available

Before using this record know

  • Name of person to search for
  • Approximate year of birth
  • Where the person lived

Where to access the collection

Search this collection through tips included at the Knowles Collection blog.

How to search the record

  • Search by the name of your ancestor
  • View the sources
  • View the notes

Tips

It is possible that as families moved throughout the world they found themselves in the records of different countries. Therefore, it is wise to check multiple database for your ancestors.

The collection is constantly being added to, so it should be checked at regular intervals.