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Tips for the Beginning Genealogist
Genealogy 101
Tips for the Beginning Genealogist

Lesson Four

Here are vital records you will need to verify your research...

  1. Birth Certificates
  2. Church Baptismal Records
  3. Confirmation/Synagogue data
  4. Marriage Certificates, Wedding Records
  5. Death certificates, Sexton/Cemetery Data

And probate records...
  1. Court Records
  2. Wills, Inventories, Estate Administration
  3. Guardianships, Adoptions

Some miscellaneous records...
  1. Census Records; Federal and State, Special
  2. Church Records/Synagogue Records
  3. Immigration, Migration Records
  4. Land Records; Federal and State, Local
  5. Military Records
  6. Published Histories, Newsletters, etc.
  7. Social Security; Governmental
  8. Tax Records

You can do it...just one more lesson...five!!!

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Last update July 25, 2001