Researching Your Family History:

            How to Get Started…and Keep Going

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   Basics
   Tid Bits
   Tips and Gotcha's
   Top ten myths
   Top ten reasons to do it
   Just for Fun
   Glossary


   An exercise using a pedigree
   Paperwork organization
   Preserving your records
   Labeling your records
   Photographs
   Maps and geography
   Old style dates
   Old style handwriting
   Tombstone reading
   Calculating relationships
   Family reunions


   Genealogical Programs
   Genealogical Numbering Systems
   Family Group Sheet form
   GEDCOM format
   Descendancy report
   Ahnentafel report
   Recap and Statistics
   The data pyramid
   
   
   


   Basics
   Record types
   Trustworthiness
   Vital and primary records
   Manuscript archives
   Censuses and the soundex
   Actual examples


   Where to do your research
   Kansas City area research
   U.S. GenWeb
   Adoptions
   Recent immigrants
   Ellis Island
   African American
   Native American
   Hispanic American
   Asian American
   Recommended web sites


   Basics
   Step-by-step
   Certified professionals
   Genealogical publishers/sellers
   Recommended books
   Publishing your family history
   Forms to use
   Citations
   Dewey Decimal system
   Homework assignment
   




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   163,000 Place Names in the U.S. (1.42 MB, expands to 8.9 MB)
   15,400 Place Names in England (221 KB, expands to 2.65 MB)
   Family Group Sheet (FGS) form (45 KB, expands to 66 KB)



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