Family History for Beginners
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Revision as of 15:49, 17 March 2012 by VasquezJL (removed table of links to other websites, swapped the order of the first and second sections)
Getting started in family history research
Numerous articles are available on FamilySearch Wiki to help you get started in family history. This page provides links to articles about basic principles of family history research.
Deciding Where to Start Lookingdecide where to look first for a puzzling:
There are several articles in FamilySearch Wiki that explain how to correlate, corroborate, interpret, and evaluate research, records, and information to determine their relevance, authenticity, reliability, and accuracy, and how to deal with contradictory evidence:
In addition to the articles listed above, the following articles may provide additional ideas for participating in family history activities:
Did you know?
Organizing and documenting the research that you do is a key concept for both beginners and seasoned family history researchers. The following articles will help you understand this important process: