Get started with your research in the Kingdom of Hungary and Croatia-Slavonia by learning to identify religious jurisdictions, such as where the parish or synagogue were located, and civil jurisdictions including the location of the civil registration office.
Get started with your research in the Kingdom of Hungary by learning to identify civil and religious jurisdictions to help you locate vital records.
This class will focus on a selection of relevant websites and archives for researching ancestors who lived in the former German Empire provinces of East and West Prussia. Today this area is split between Poland, the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, and a small section of western Lithuania.
Between 1864 and 1917 it’s difficult to find an unknown biological father in Swedish records. Gratefully, this is within range to use autosomal DNA data as a tool to solve the problem. Come learn how autosomal DNA was used to find a biological father in a case study scenario.
We will explore how to find family history records for British ancestors living outside of Great Britain.
Learn how to locate online church records for your Lutheran, Catholic, and Mennonite ancestors who lived in the Black Sea or Volga regions.
From the founding of the United States of America, its government has provided compensation for those who served in the military. Pension files contain applications from soldiers and their family members for government assistance and often include information of great genealogical value. This class will cover when and why military pension records were created and what information they contain; how to identify whether pension files exist for your ancestor; and how to access, read, and evaluate these records.
Learn how to navigate the website of the Prague Regional Archives to find your ancestor's birth, marriage, and death records
They say the sun never set on the British Empire. Learn more about family history records where the sun rose first on the Empire: the islands of the South Seas.
Learn about the three parts of a traditional Russian name, the difference between feminine and masculine names, and resources to help you decipher Polish and German names written in Russian.
Learn how to know and recognize keywords, common vocabulary, and abbreviations found in Russian language genealogical documents and practice your paleography skills along the way.
This video will demonstrate the basics of editing using Wikitext (editing the source code) in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.
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