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United States Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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United States Background
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Local Research Resources


Guide to United States genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

The United States of America is a country in North America bordered by Canada and Mexico. Portions of the United States were formerly colonies of Great Britain, France, The Netherlands, Spain, and Russia. The official language is English. [1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with United States Research

Links to articles on getting started with United States research.

See More Research Strategies

United States Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.

See More Research Tools


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United States Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in the United States. Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.


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States[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the state level in the United States. Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.

Territories and Federal District[edit | edit source]

There are five territories and one federal district under the jurisdiction of the United States.

Former Territories[edit | edit source]

There are six former territories of the United States.

More United States Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for the United States.

More United States Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in the United States.


FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "United States," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States, accessed 28 March 2016.

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