A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research: Resources Alphabetically by Type and Location
Genealogists can sometimes require obscure resources when in search of information about ancestors. Tracking down records to complete a family tree can become laborious when the researcher doesn't know where to begin looking. Many of the best resources are maintained regionally or even locally, and aren’t widely known. This reference work serves as a guide to both beginning and experienced genealogy researchers. The sourcebook is easily accessible and usable, featuring approximately 270 entries on all aspects of genealogical research and family history compilation. The entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced so any researcher can quickly find the information he or she is seeking. Each state and each of the provinces of Canada has its own entry; other countries are listed under appropriate headings. The author also provides more than 700 addresses from all over the world so that the genealogist or general researcher may contact any one of these organizations to obtain specific information about particular births, deaths, marriages, or other life events in order to complete a family tree.
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Copies of these records can be obtained for a small fee . Later records of births
and deaths are available from some of the individual parishes ( counties ) where
the events occurred . Marriage records are available from 1870 to 1946 for ...
A state census taken in 1856 can be found in the Family History Library . The
mortality schedules for 1850 to 1880 are at the National Archives . Copies of birth
and death records since 1905 can be obtained from the Office of Vital Records
Copies may be obtained for a small fee . A fire in 1921 destroyed many of these
records . Earlier birth , marriage , and death records can be obtained from the
clerks of the various county courts where these events occurred , while earlier ...
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