Genealogy Search Guides

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Genealogy search guides provide basic information about what is included in the various sources of genealogical records and how to find them on the Internet.

Depending upon where you are in your research for genealogical records about your ancestry, some sources of information will be more helpful than other sources.

The available guides appear at the leftnear the bottom of the page. They cover the spectrum of research options from birth records to death records. Of particular interest should be the census records. Recently, a wealth of census data has become available on the Internet. Suggestions are also provided for searching family trees on the Internet and record keeping.

If you are in the middle of your research, these guides may help you consider some new sources. For those of you just getting started, theses guides provide a wealth of options.

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To help you evaluate where to start, consider using the advice feature of this site. This will help you pick your next best steps in your research. Go to the Free Search Advisor.