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To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:. Ecclesiastes 3:1. This is the Season. For Family History. An Overview. Presented by:. DeAnne Shelley. Lesson 1:. How to Accomplish Your Original Research. Lesson 2:. Organization of Your Research Notebook.

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To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

Ecclesiastes 3:1

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This is the Season

For

Family History

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An Overview

Presented by:

DeAnne Shelley

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Lesson 1:

How to Accomplish Your Original Research

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Lesson 2:

Organization of Your Research Notebook

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There are two types of records:

  • Previous Research

Family history already compiled by others

  • New Research

Family history done by you in original records

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Strengths of Previous Research

  • Information has already been gathered for you.
  • These sources give you clues about where to search.
  • They may have stories, and details about your family.
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Weaknesses of Previous Research

  • May be inaccurate
  • May not be well documented
  • May mislead you if you are not very careful
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Original Records -

Plowing new ground. There are many kinds of original records.

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Lesson 2:

Checking What Has Already Been Completed

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Lesson 4:

How to do Family History on the Internet

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Lesson 5:

Locating My Family using Census Records

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Census Records

  • Places people in a time and place
  • Gives name and birth year in later censuses
  • Gives other details, including parents, immigration, and naturalization
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Lesson 6:

Using the Handybook and FHLC

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Lesson 7:

Vital Records

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Vital or Civil Records

  • Birth, marriage and death records
  • Gives dates, places and relationships
  • Families can be built from this information
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Lesson 8:

Church Records

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Church Records

  • Gives birth, marriage and burial
  • information
  • Very useful in European and South American countries
  • Often go back to the early 1500s
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Lesson 9:

Land and Tax Records

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Land Records

  • Where a family lived – state, county, township
  • Time period they were there
  • Names of husband and wife selling land
  • Name of the buyer
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Who owned the land previously

  • Neighbors
  • Children involved in an estate settlement
  • Economic condition of the family
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Lesson 10:

Probate and Court Records

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Probate Records

  • Wills
  • Estate inventories
  • Cemetery records
  • Funeral home records
  • Obituaries
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Lesson 11:

Military Records

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Lesson 12:

Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization Records

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Records need to be analyzed to be really understood

  • How close to the event was it written?
  • Who wrote it?

Be careful about conclusions!!

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