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November 2012

October 2012

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Chile Church Records

Wales, Glamorgan, Parish Register Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Barren County, Kentucky

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Homestead Records

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Help:How to create an article

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African American Slavery and Bondage

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Wales Archives and Libraries

Ukraine:Land and property

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New Zealand Maori Research Ideas

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Iceland Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Bryce Canyon, Utah.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Hows

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Australia Genealogy, Family History and Historical Societies

September 2012

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Yates County, New York

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United Kingdom

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England Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Cayuga County, New York

Dust Bowl in South Dakota.jpg
Crow Creek Indian Agency (South Dakota)

London Church Records

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Illinois Land and Property

FamilySearch Historical Records Volunteer Questionnaire

Augusta County, Virginia Genealogy

Society of Genealogists, Charterhouse Buildings.jpg
Society of Genealogists Library

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England Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)

August 2012

Old Mill in Mountain Brook, Alabama.jpg
Jefferson County, Alabama

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Alabama Military Records

Riksdagen June 2011.jpg

Tuskegee Airmen.jpg
Alabama History


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England and Wales 1891 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Hiring a DNA Testing Company

Cypress Garden, Berkeley County, South Carolina.jpg
Berkeley County, South Carolina

Chester-le-Street St Mary & St Cuthbert Co Durham.jpg
England, Durham Diocese, Marriage Bonds and Allegations (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Isle of Man, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Ship with emigrants arriving in Australia.JPG
Australia Emigration and Immigration

Dunseverick Harbour - - 24159.jpg
Compelling Reasons Why The Irish Emigrated

Spout of Garnock, Scotland, North Ayrshire.jpg
Ayrshire, Scotland

Family History Activities.PNG
Family History Activities for Children: 12-?

Steinheim Building at Alfred University.jpg
Allegany County, New York

July 2012

Nova et Accuratissima Terrarum Orbis Tabula (J.Blaeu, 1664).jpg
Helpful International Websites

Christian County, Kentucky

Brooklyn, New York

Citadel Rock GreenRiver Wyoming 1868.jpg
Wyoming History

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Help:How to Run or Manage a Wiki Project

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England Court Records

Brooklyn, New York

Family History Activities for Youth

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How to Prepare to Visit the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

Abel Tasman Park - Tree over beach (1).jpg
New Zealand

Us declaration independence.jpg
Preserving Photographs & Documents

Emperor penguins.jpg
Involve Your Extended Family in Family History

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Ireland Probate Records

Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Censuses (FamilySearch Historical Records)

June 2012

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Finding Microfilmed Newspapers

Alaska Censuses Existing and Lost

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England Nonconformist Church Records

General Isaac Brock.jpg
Canada in the War of 1812

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United States in the War of 1812

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Illinois Newspapers

Texas Mission Goliad.jpg

Ireland Military Tank.jpg
Ireland Military Records

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International Genealogical Index

Church of Scotland in Langholm 1.jpg
Scotland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

May 2012


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Scotland - Marriage - 1841-1854


Calgary Alberta Family History Centre


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Albany Post Road


Church in Honningsvag, Norway.jpg
Norway Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

1963 Kelly's Directory of Torquay and Paignton.jpg
Directories in England and Wales

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Ballard County, Kentucky

Immigrants Behold the Statue of Liberty.jpg
New York Emigration and Immigration

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Creating a Personal Journal

Alberta 1890s fur trader.jpg
Cache County, Utah

Monument Valley.jpg

All Saints, Bircham Newton, Norfolk .jpg
Norfolk Probate Records

Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)

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Assize Court Records

Box Elder County, Utah

April 2012

FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah

Help:Discussion Pages (Talk Pages)

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Netherlands Emigration and Immigration

Blackfeet Indians


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New York Public Library

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New York Probate Records

Canadian Horseshoe Falls with Buffalo in background.jpg
Canada Emigration and Immigration

American Beaver.jpg
Beaver County, Utah

Immigrants Behold the Statue of Liberty.jpg
Tracing Immigrants Arrival Search Tactics

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Arizona Birth, Marriage and Death Records

Erie Canal Lock 32.jpg
New York

Brazil 800px-Rio Corcovado Pain de Sucre.jpg
Brazil Genealogy

Blog Your Way to Genealogical Success

March 2012

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Germany Archives and Libraries

Switzerland 220px-Glarus Stadtkirche Langhaus.jpg
Switzerland, Schaffhausen Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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African American Research

Lawyers in England and Wales

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Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

France Lavender Field.jpg
France Emigration and Immigration

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Connecticut in the Civil War

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Hawaii Research Helps

February 2012

Begin a search for Union records

Bell County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg
Bell County, Kentucky

The National Archives, England.jpg
The National Archives of the United Kingdom

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Burned Counties Research

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Jewish Genealogy Research

Fred C Palmer Swindon wedding couple 002.jpg
England Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Nebraska in the Civil War

Catalog FH.PNG
Using the Family History Library Catalog

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The Police of the United Kingdom

Tyne Cot British Military Cemetery & Memorial, Belgium..jpg
British Military Records

Boyle County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Boyle County, Kentucky

January 2012

Tiree, Balephuil Bay.jpg
Finding Your Ancestors in Scotland before 1855

Czech Republic Jewish History

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Poland Civil Registration- Vital Records

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Australia Archives and Libraries

England Census

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Illinois History

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FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines

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Arkansas in the Civil War

December 2011

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Brazil Catholic Church Records

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WikiProject Utah

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German Jewish Records

Family History Activities for Children: 3-11

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Apprenticeship in England

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Family History for Beginners

Illinois Vital Records

Family Road Map.PNG
Family group record: roadmap for researchers

Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers Through the Cumberland Gap.jpg
A New Nation 1789-1859

November 2011

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British Sources for Previous Research

Tracing Immigrant Origins

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Wales Societies

Adair County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Adair County, Kentucky

October 2011

Baltimore County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG
Baltimore County, Maryland

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Scotland Church Records Union Lists

A Glossary of Genealogical Terms

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Hamburg Passenger Lists

Ensenada Grande.jpg
Mexico, Baja CA / Sur States Catholic Church Records

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Help:Creating a new WikiProject

Rock of Cashel.jpg

Humboldt River camp drawing 1859.jpg
California Trail

Niagara Falls, New York.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New York

Finland Church Records

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How to Find a Coat of Arms or Crest

Illinois Map.png
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Illinois

United States Naturalization and Citizenship

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Germans from Russia Archives and Libraries

Voyage of the Catalpa.jpg
Ireland Emigration and Immigration

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Guessing a Name Variation

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How to Guess Where to Start

Abbeville County, South Carolina

September 2011

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McHenry County, Illinois

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Papua New Guinea

New Netherland

Who wants to be a Family History Millionaire?

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Williamson County, Illinois

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American Indians in the Civil War

Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG
Anderson County, Kentucky

Lake Coeur d'Alene.jpg
FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho

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Jimmy Parker
Indian Annuity.jpg
American Indian Annuity Rolls
American Indian Genealogy
Bison in Yellowstone.jpg
Indians of North America

Keukenhof tulips.jpg
Intro to the Netherlands

England Major Websites

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Chickamauga, Georgia Battle.jpg
Georgia in the Civil War

August 2011

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England Probate Records

Cliff in Okinawa.jpg

Barbados beach.jpg

Australian Flag.jpg

Edmund Randolph.jpg
Randolph County, Illinois

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British Isles

Cherokee Confederates Reunion.gif
American Indians in the Civil War

Brazil flag map.PNG

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African American Military Records

Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG
Anderson County, Kentucky

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Solving Tough Research Problems—Overcoming Brick Walls

Lourdes 2011-05-24 22-25-32.jpg
Italy Civil Registration- Vital Records

German Research on the Internet - an Overview -complete handout

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Champaign County, Illinois

How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

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Guessing the Easiest to Research Person and Event

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German Research on the Internet - an Overview -complete handout

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Indians of Idaho

Siksika or Blackfoot -Iron-Breast-and-family.jpg
Tribal Prototype

July 2011

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FamilySearch Community Tools

Texas Birth Records (10-0045) Example 2 DGS.jpg
Texas Birth Certificates (FSHC)

United States

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Hawaii Vital Records

Chickamauga, Georgia Battle.jpg
Georgia Military Records


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Gem County, Idaho

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Beginning United States Civil War Research

Germans from Russia


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United States History

Research Logs

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Involve Children and Youth in Family History

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FamilySearch Research Wiki: Why I Participate

Pioneers Crossing the Plains of Nebraska by C-1-.C.A. Christensen.png
Tracing LDS Ancestors

Russia St. Petersburg Lutheran Church Records Marriage.jpg
Russia, Lutheran Church Book Duplicates (FamilySearch Historical Records)


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Document AS YOU GO!

June 2011

Dublin Four Courts and the Liffy River.jpg
Ireland Civil Registration

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Arizona flag.png

Hindu Pilgrimage Sites Map.JPG

Family History Activities for Youth

May 2011

Gretna Greens in the United States

Haller's Army

April 2011

Fort sumter 1861 Battle.jpg
South Carolina in the Civil War

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United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865

Colour-bearers of the 71st Illinois.jpg
71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry

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124th Regiment, New York Infantry

4th United States Colored Infantry.jpg
United States Colored Troops in the Civil War

March 2011

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South Carolina

August 2010

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Family History Library

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Siksika or Blackfoot -Iron-Breast-and-family.jpg
American Indians

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The Netherlands

June 2010


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Vital Records.jpg
Alabama Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

April 2010

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Indians of Montana

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St Marys Church Acton Cheshire.jpg
Cheshire England Parishes

February 2010

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New York Census

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Pacific Island Guide to Research

January 2010

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Maryland History

Kentucky Confederate Home.jpg
US Military Old Soldiers Home Records

Czech Republic