== What Do I Do Next? ==
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records
*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/France_Vital_Records_Index vital records] in the country
=== Research Helps ===
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[France Genealogy|France]].
*[[France Record Finder|Record Finder]]
*[[France Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]