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                  Child Phrase ........................................................................................................ 18  
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                  Child Phrase ........................................................................................................18  
  
 
                  Sex and Legitimacy Phrase ...................................................................................18  
 
                  Sex and Legitimacy Phrase ...................................................................................18  
  
                  Parents'  Phrase                                                                                                                                             Occupations .................................................................................................................. 19  
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                 Parent's Phrase......................................................................................................19  
  
Godparents or Grandparents and Warning Phrase in Parish Entries …………………………………....... 20
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                 Occupations...........................................................................................................19
  
Witness Phrase in Civil Entries ................................................................................................................... 20 Certification Phrase ..................................................................................................................................... 21 Summary ..................................................................................................................................................... 22
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                 Godparents or Grandparents and Warning Phrase in Parish Entries.............................20  
  
 
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                 Witness Phrase in Civil Entries ................................................................................20
  
Capter 3: MARRIAGE ENTRIES ..............................25 Marginal Notation ........................................................................................................................................30 Locality Phrase .........................................................………………………………………………………30 Date Phrase ................................................................................................................................................. 31 Officiating Agent Phrase ............................................................................................................................ 31 Ceremony Phrase ........................................................................................................................................ 32 Confession and Wedding Mass .................................................................................................................. 34 Groom's Information .................................................................................................................................. 34 Bride's Information ..................................................................................................................................... 35 Godparents and Witnesses.......................................................................................................................... 37 Certification and Seals................................................................................................................................ 37 Summary..................................................................................................................................................... 38 Chapter 4: OTHER ENTRIES........................................41 Death or Burial Records.............................................................................................................................. 42 Stillborn Entries .......................................................................................................................................... 43 Marriage Information and Engagements ……………………………………………................................ 43 Name Changes and Legitimations ………………………………………………...................................... 43 Confirmation Records.................................................................................................................................. 44 Signatures .................................................................................................................................................... 44 Extracts ........................................................................................................................................................ 44 General Instructions...................................................................................................................................... 44 Chapter 5: FRENCHDWRITING AND SPELLING... 47 Introduction .......................................................................................................................................................... 47 Elements of Handwriting Style .......................................................................................................................... .48 Chapter 6: NAME IDENTIFICATION...................... .. 61 .Introduction ......................................................................................................................................................... 61 Techniques for Locating Names …………………………………………………………………………….… 61 Identifying Names ….............................................................................................................................................62 Titles .................................................................................................................................................................... 63 Terms Denoting Relationship .............................................................................................................................. 64 Chapter 7: GENDER ..................................................... 67 Phrases Denoting Gender ................................................................................................................................... 67 Marginal Notations ............................................................................................................................................ 68 Chapter 8: DATES ......................................................... 69 Overview of Calendar Systems .......................................................................................................................... 69 Numbers ............................................................................................................................................................. 70 Years ................................................................................................................................................................... 71 Roman Numerals……………………………………………………………………………………………… 76 Variations• in Dates ………………………………………………………………………………………........ 76 Fixed Feast Days ................................................................................................................................................ 76 Complementary Days …………………………………………….……………………………………………77 Ecclesiastical Calendars ………………………………………………………………………………………. 77 Conversion Chart for the French Republican Calendar ..................................................................................... 79 Chapter 9: PUTTING IT ALL INTO PRACTICE ..... 83 Extraction Techniques: Summary........... …........................................................................................................ 83 Extraction Techniques: Using a Names Catalog ................................................................................................ 84 Putting it All Into Practice .................................................................................................................................. 84 APPENDIX A: FRENCH O-CCUPATIONS LIST…...149 APPENDIX 8: COMMON ABBREVIATIONS ......... 159 Given Names ............................................. ' ................... 160 APPENDIX C: ANSWERS TO SELF-EVALUATION EXERCISES.................................................................... 161 GLOSSARY………......................................................... 165 BIBLIOGRAPHY ........................................................... 171
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                 Certification Phrase ................................................................................................21
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                Summary ...............................................................................................................22
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=== Chapter 3: MARRIAGE ENTRIES .........................................................................25  ===
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                Marginal Notation ...................................................................................................30
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                Locality Phrase .........................................................…………………………………...30
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                Date Phrase ...........................................................................................................31
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                Officiating Agent Phrase ......................................................................................... 31
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                Ceremony Phrase ...................................................................................................32
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                Confession and Wedding Mass ................................................................................34
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                Groom's Information ................................................................................................34
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                Bride's Information ..................................................................................................35  
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                Godparents and Witnesses......................................................................................37
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                Certification and Seals............................................................................................ 37
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                Summary...............................................................................................................38
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=== Chapter 4: OTHER ENTRIES................................................................................41  ===
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                Death or Burial Records...........................................................................................42
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                Stillborn Entries .................................................................................................... 43
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                Marriage Information and Engagements ……………………………………….................. 43
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                Name Changes and Legitimations ………………………………………………................ 43
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                Confirmation Records..............................................................................................44 
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                Signatures .............................................................................................................44
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                Extracts ................................................................................................................44
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                General Instructions................................................................................................44
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=== Chapter 5: FRENCHDWRITING AND SPELLING................................................ 47  ===
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                Introduction ...........................................................................................................47
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                Elements of Handwriting Style ................................................................................48
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=== Chapter 6: NAME IDENTIFICATION.................................................................... 61  ===
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                Introduction .......................................................................................................... 61
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                Techniques for Locating Names ………………………………………………………………61
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                Identifying Names …...............................................................................................62                  
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                Titles ....................................................................................................................63
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                Terms Denoting Relationship ..................................................................................64
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===  Chapter 7: GENDER .......................................................................................... 67  ===
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                Phrases Denoting Gender .......................................................................................67
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                Marginal Notations ................................................................................................ 68
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===  Chapter 8: DATES ............................................................................................. 69  ===
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                Overview of Calendar Systems ............................................................................... 69    
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                Numbers ...............................................................................................................70             
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                Years .................................................................................................................. .71
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                Roman Numerals……………………………………………………………………............... 76
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                Variations in Dates …………………………………………………………………….......... .76
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                Fixed Feast Days ................................................................................................. 76
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                Complementary Days …………………………………………….……………………...........77
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                Ecclesiastical Calendars ……………………………………………………………………….77
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                Conversion Chart for the [[French Republican Calendar]] ............................................... 79
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=== Chapter 9: PUTTING IT ALL INTO PRACTICE ................................................ 83  ===
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                 Extraction Techniques: Summary........... ........................................................... 83
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                 Extraction Techniques: Using a Names Catalog ......................................................84
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                 Putting it All Into Practice ..................................................................................... 84
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=== APPENDIX A: FRENCH O-CCUPATIONS LIST…............................................149  ===
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===  APPENDIX 8: COMMON ABBREVIATIONS .................................................. 159  ===
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                 Given Names .................................................................................................... 160
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=== APPENDIX C: ANSWERS TO SELF-EVALUATION EXERCISES...................161  ===
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=== GLOSSARY………............................................................................................ 165  ===
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=== BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................... 171  ===
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Revision as of 15:27, 4 October 2010

CONTENTS

Chapter 1: OLD FRENCH RECORDS ................................................................... 5

Chapter 2: PARISH CHRISTENING AND CIVIL BIRTH ENTRIES.......................11

                  Marginal Notation …………………………………….………………………………............14

                  Date Phrase .........................................................................................................14

                  Ceremony   Phrase................................................................................................15                      

                  Officiating Agent Phrase ....................................................................................... 17

                  Child Phrase ........................................................................................................18

                  Sex and Legitimacy Phrase ...................................................................................18

                 Parent's Phrase......................................................................................................19

                 Occupations...........................................................................................................19

                 Godparents or Grandparents and Warning Phrase in Parish Entries.............................20

                 Witness Phrase in Civil Entries ................................................................................20

                 Certification Phrase ................................................................................................21

                Summary ...............................................................................................................22

 

Chapter 3: MARRIAGE ENTRIES .........................................................................25

                Marginal Notation ...................................................................................................30

                Locality Phrase .........................................................…………………………………...30

                Date Phrase ...........................................................................................................31

                Officiating Agent Phrase ......................................................................................... 31

                Ceremony Phrase ...................................................................................................32

                Confession and Wedding Mass ................................................................................34

                Groom's Information ................................................................................................34

                Bride's Information ..................................................................................................35

                Godparents and Witnesses......................................................................................37

                Certification and Seals............................................................................................ 37

                Summary...............................................................................................................38

Chapter 4: OTHER ENTRIES................................................................................41

                Death or Burial Records...........................................................................................42

                Stillborn Entries .................................................................................................... 43

                Marriage Information and Engagements ……………………………………….................. 43

                Name Changes and Legitimations ………………………………………………................ 43

                Confirmation Records..............................................................................................44 

                Signatures .............................................................................................................44

                Extracts ................................................................................................................44

                General Instructions................................................................................................44

Chapter 5: FRENCHDWRITING AND SPELLING................................................ 47

                Introduction ...........................................................................................................47

                Elements of Handwriting Style ................................................................................48

Chapter 6: NAME IDENTIFICATION.................................................................... 61

                Introduction .......................................................................................................... 61

                Techniques for Locating Names ………………………………………………………………61

                Identifying Names …...............................................................................................62                  

                Titles ....................................................................................................................63

                Terms Denoting Relationship ..................................................................................64

 Chapter 7: GENDER .......................................................................................... 67

                Phrases Denoting Gender .......................................................................................67

                Marginal Notations ................................................................................................ 68

 Chapter 8: DATES ............................................................................................. 69

                Overview of Calendar Systems ............................................................................... 69    

                Numbers ...............................................................................................................70             

                Years .................................................................................................................. .71

                Roman Numerals……………………………………………………………………............... 76

                Variations in Dates …………………………………………………………………….......... .76

                Fixed Feast Days ................................................................................................. 76

                Complementary Days …………………………………………….……………………...........77

                Ecclesiastical Calendars ……………………………………………………………………….77

                Conversion Chart for the French Republican Calendar ............................................... 79

Chapter 9: PUTTING IT ALL INTO PRACTICE ................................................ 83

                 Extraction Techniques: Summary........... …........................................................... 83

                 Extraction Techniques: Using a Names Catalog ......................................................84

                 Putting it All Into Practice ..................................................................................... 84

APPENDIX A: FRENCH O-CCUPATIONS LIST…............................................149

 APPENDIX 8: COMMON ABBREVIATIONS .................................................. 159

                 Given Names .................................................................................................... 160

APPENDIX C: ANSWERS TO SELF-EVALUATION EXERCISES...................161

GLOSSARY………............................................................................................ 165

BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................... 171