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 --George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

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GENERAL SUBJECTS
 Where to Begin?
 What is the Question?
 Why You Can't Find Them
 What's in a Name?
SOURCES, RECORD TYPES
 WITH LINKS TO MORE 
 Adoption Records
  Birth Records
  Census Records: (plus U.S.A.
Soundexes, Indexes and Finding Aids)
 Church Records
 City Directories
 Court Records
 Death, Tombstones and Cemeteries
 Evidence, Sources and Citation
 Fraternal Organizations
 GEDCOMs
 Heraldry/Coats of Arms
 Immigrants Records
 Land Records (U.S.A.)
 Marriage Records
 Military Records (U.S.A.)
 Military Records (worldwide)
 Naturalization Records
 Newspapers
 Orphans
  SSDI (Social Security Death Index) &
Railroad Retirement Board Records (U.S.A.)
 Ship Passenger Records
 Software for Genealogists
 Taxing Tales
 Using Technology

spacer COUNTRIES/ETHNIC GROUPS
 Acadians
 African Americans
 Australians
 Austrians
 Belgians
 Canadians
 Croatians
 Czechs
 Danish
 Dutch
 English
 Finnish
 French
 French-Canadians
 Germans
 Hungarians
 Icelandics
 Irish
 Italians
 Jewish
 Liechtensteiners
 Luxembourgers
 Mexicans
 Native American
 New Zealand
 Norwegian
 Polish
 Portuguese
 Russians
  Scots-Irish
 Scottish
 Slovakians
 Spanish
 South Africans
 Swedish
 Swiss
  Unique Peoples
(Melungeon, Black Dutch, etc.)
 Welsh

 

Numerical Index to Guides

No. 1  Where to Begin? No. 2  What's in a Name?
No. 3  Using Technology: Software and GEDCOMs  No. 4  Vital Records:
 Death, Tombstones and Cemeteries
No. 5  Vital Records:
 Marriage Records and Evidence
  No. 6  Vital Records:
 Birth Records
No. 7  What is the Question?   No. 8  Why You Can't Find Them
No. 9  U.S. Census Records:
Soundexes, Indexes and Finding Aids
  No. 10  SSDI (U.S. Social Security Death Index) & Railroad Retirement Board Records 
No. 11  Taxing Tales No. 12  Creating Worthwhile Genealogies: Evidence, Sources and Citation
No. 13  Military Records (worldwide) No. 14  Military Records (United States)  
No. 15  Tracing Immigrant Ancestors No. 16  Naturalization Records
No. 17  Church Records  No. 18  Fraternal Organizations
No. 19  Heraldry for Genealogists  No. 20  City Directories and Newspapers
No. 21  Irish, Scots-Irish and Scottish  No. 22  Italian and Hispanic Ancestors
No. 23  Scandinavian (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Icelandic) Roots No. 24  Canadian, French-Canadian, Acadian and French Connections
No. 25  African American, Native American, Jewish, Unique Peoples (Melungeon, Black Dutch, etc.)  No. 26  Germanic Ancestors (Plus: Austrians, Dutch, Belgians, Swiss, Luxembourgers, and Liechtensteiners
No. 27  Polish, Russians, Czechs, Hungarians, Croatians, Slovakians . . .  No. 28  English, Welsh, Australian, New Zealand, South Africa . . . 
No. 29  American Land Records No. 30  Court Records
No. 31  Adoption and Orphans Records  Flower

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