Posted on March 30th, 2008 by GenLady
Start by writing down what you already know:
Full dates-day, month, year
Places of residence
Find out all work already done on your families
Decide if work is valid
Check for sources
Record all information
Record information on pedigree charts and family group sheets
Write down where you get your information
Write down all sources that DON’T help so that you don’t waste time and
check them again!
Talk to your living relatives, find out the following:
Study all areas that your ancestors lived in
Record all information about anyone in the same area with the same surname. Even if you feel there is no connection. Check all spellings of the surname.
Mistakes are often made
Check these sources:
Wills and probate
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