What is Genealogy
Tid Bits
Tips and Gotcha's
Top ten myths
Top ten reasons to do it
Just for Fun
Getting Started
An exercise using a pedigree
Paperwork organization
Preserving your records
Labeling your records
Maps and geography
Old style dates
Old style handwriting
Tombstone reading
Calculating relationships
Family reunions
PC Software
Genealogical Programs
Genealogical Numbering Systems
Family Group Sheet form
GEDCOM format
Descendancy report
Ahnentafel report
Recap and Statistics
The data pyramid
Source Documents
Record types
Vital and primary records
Manuscript archives
Censuses and the soundex
Actual examples
Where to Look
Where to do your research
Kansas City area research
U.S. GenWeb
Recent immigrants
Ellis Island
African American
Native American
Hispanic American
Recommended web sites
Certified professionals
Genealogical publishers/sellers
Recommended books
Publishing your family history
Forms to use
Dewey Decimal system
Homework assignment

Forms to use for Genealogy

Many forms are available to help organize your genealogical information. Some of the most popular forms include:

  • pedigree chart (a.k.a. tree, numerous sizes and shapes and number of generations)
  • family group sheet (click here [FGS] to download one example of an FGS form)
  • census (by year)
  • research log
  • cemetery log
  • correspondence log
  • Bibliography log

Look on the web using search phrases such as "genealogy forms" and "genealogy supplies". Some sites include:

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