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=== Introduction ===
This article contains references to a list of suggested compiled sources. The term "compiled sources" refers to collections of user submitted family records, usually in the form of family trees but also including surname books, extracted records and other sources. These user submitted records may or may not be verified or contain original source references for the information submitted or collected. Collectively, these websites and other publications represent family history 'silos' containing billions of ancestral names ===Proceed with some already compiled data. The searches in these sources should supplement, but not replace, your genealogical researching in original record sources. caution===
A primary source record is one created at or near the time the event occurred by a person who was present at the place of the event. All other records are secondary in nature. For example a death certificate may be a primary source for death information, but a secondary source for birth information.  To the extent possible genealogical research should try to rely on primary records. This not always possible and often, genealogists have to use secondary material. The term "compiled sources" refers to collections of the names of families and individuals, sometimes in the form of family trees but also including surname books, extracted records and other similar records. All records, whether they be primary, secondary or compiled, must be evaluated for their accuracy. Any compiled record, such as a surname book, is suspect, especially if it does not contain citations to primary or even secondary source records. Any information obtained from such a compiled source should be evaluated and verified by more reliable source records before incorporation in your own database. This article contains a list of online resources that may contain references to compiled sources. These compiled sources may or may not be verified or contain original or primary source references for the information submitted or collected. Searches in compiled sources should supplement, but not replace, your genealogical researching in original i.e. primary and secondary record sources.  Regardless of your experience as a family history researcher in using primary and original records, and no matter how many years of experience in researching family trees, it is best not to forget that compiled sources may help you more comprehensively search for data already submitted and compiled on about your family lines. Family history seekers are guaranteed a pleasant surprise as they strike ‘gold’ by discovering already completed research on at least one or some in-common ancestral family lineages. However, be careful not to accept any records for which there is not adequate documentation from original i.e. primary or secondary (rather than compiled) sources. Copies of copies do not become sources.
It is also helpful to realize that additional information concerning your family lines may appear online at any time. It is a good idea to review this type of source from time to time to see if there have been any additions.
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:Some of the following sources have compiled family tree information. Others contain digitized copies of surname books and other extracted records. On the other hand, some the links include sites with original source records and have been included because of the they also contain compiled records. In every case, any record found must be evaluated as to its reliability whether primary, secondary or compiled.
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