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=== France Research Strategies  ===
=== France Research Strategies  ===

Revision as of 21:08, 12 June 2017

France Research Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
France Background
Local Research Resources
The FamilySearch moderator for France is SugdenHG
Research Strategies

France Research Strategies

France Research Tips

  • Civil records are crucial for research in France. Civil authorities began registering births, marriages, and deaths in 1792.
  • French citizens of Alsace-Lorraine (Haut Rhin, Bas Rhin, Moselle) often speak German. Many people from this area moved to Russia and the Ukraine and are discussed in Germans from Russia.