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= Family History Research Wiki  =
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Get genealogical research advice, or learn where to find record collections in our '''[[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]]''' articles
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| <center>[[Image:New beginning genealogy.jpg]]<br><span style="text-align: center; font-size: 1.1em; padding:8px 1px; display: block;">'''Beginning Genealogy'''</span></center>
 
*[[Begin your genealogy quest|Start your family history]]
 
*[[Select computer software|Select computer software]]
 
*[[Organize your genealogy|Organize your records]]
 
*[[Principles of Family History Research|Research Principles]]
 
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| width="60%" colspan="2" style="vertical-align: top;" | Although '''ship passenger lists''' are one of the first records to search for immigration information there are '''other sources''' that may fill gaps in missing records or sparse information.
 
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