Changes

Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 107: Line 107:  
*Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members  
 
*Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members  
 
=== I Found Who the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===  
 
=== I Found Who the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===  
 +
*Add any new information to your records
 
*Use a probate record to identify guardians, heirs and relatives  
 
*Use a probate record to identify guardians, heirs and relatives  
 
*Use a will to approximate a death date, then find a death certificate  
 
*Use a will to approximate a death date, then find a death certificate  
 
*Use the information in the probate record to substitute for civil birth and death records for earlier years  
 
*Use the information in the probate record to substitute for civil birth and death records for earlier years  
 
*Use the information to locate census, christening, marriage and land records.  
 
*Use the information to locate census, christening, marriage and land records.  
*Use the occupations to find employment or military records  
+
*Use the occupations to find employment or military records
 +
 
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===  
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===  
 
*Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
 
*Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
Moderator, Reviewer, Bureaucrats, editor, pagecreator, Administrators, Widget editors
9,272

edits

Navigation menu