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The United States of America is a country in North America bordered by [[Canada Genealogy|Canada]] and [[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]. Portions of the United States were formerly colonies of [[Great Britain Genealogy|Great Britain]], [[France Genealogy |France]], [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]], [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]], and [[Russia Genealogy |Russia]]. The official language is English. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "United States," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States, accessed 28 March 2016.</ref>
 
The United States of America is a country in North America bordered by [[Canada Genealogy|Canada]] and [[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]. Portions of the United States were formerly colonies of [[Great Britain Genealogy|Great Britain]], [[France Genealogy |France]], [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]], [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]], and [[Russia Genealogy |Russia]]. The official language is English. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "United States," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States, accessed 28 March 2016.</ref>
  
==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with United States Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with United States Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with United States research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with United States research.
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*[[How to Find United States Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find United States Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find United States Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
*[[How to Find United States Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[Step by Step Research by State|Step by Step Research by State]]
 
*[[Step by Step Research by State|Step by Step Research by State]]
 
*[[United States Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
 
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:[[United States Genealogy#More United States Research Strategies|''See More Research Strategies'']]
 
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<h3>United States Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>United States Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.
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*[[United States Record Finder|United States Record Finder]]
 
*[[United States Record Finder|United States Record Finder]]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ US County Boundary Changes Maps]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ US County Boundary Changes Maps]
 
*[[United States Archives and Libraries|United States Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[United States Archives and Libraries|United States Archives and Libraries]]
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:[[United States Genealogy#More United States Research Tools|''See More Research Tools'']]
 
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{{Click|Image:US_ORP.png|United States Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
 
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== United States Clickable Map ==
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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.
 
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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*[[Alabama, United States Genealogy|Alabama]]
 
*[[Alabama, United States Genealogy|Alabama]]
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*[[Hawaii, United States Genealogy|Hawaii]]  
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*[[Illinois, United States Genealogy|Illinois]]
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*[[Kansas, United States Genealogy|Kansas]]
 
*[[Kansas, United States Genealogy|Kansas]]
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*[[Mississippi, United States Genealogy|Mississippi]]
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*[[Missouri, United States Genealogy|Missouri]]
*[[Montana, United States Genealogy|Montana]]  
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*[[Montana, United States Genealogy|Montana]]
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*[[Nebraska, United States Genealogy|Nebraska]]
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*[[Nevada, United States Genealogy|Nevada]]
 
*[[New Hampshire, United States Genealogy|New Hampshire]]
 
*[[New Hampshire, United States Genealogy|New Hampshire]]
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*[[North Carolina, United States Genealogy|North Carolina]]
 
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*[[Wyoming, United States Genealogy|Wyoming]]
 
*[[Wyoming, United States Genealogy|Wyoming]]
 
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*[[U.S. Virgin Islands|Virgin Islands]]
 
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*[[Philippines|Philippines]]
 
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==More United States Research Strategies==
 
==More United States Research Strategies==
 
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.
 
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.
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*[[Principles of Family History Research|Principles of Family History Research]]
 
*[[Principles of Family History Research|Principles of Family History Research]]
*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in the United States|How to Locate Your Ancestor in the United States]]  
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*[[How to Locate Your Ancestor in the United States|How to Locate Your Ancestor in the United States]]
 
*[[How to Recognize your United States Ancestor|How to Recognize your United States Ancestor]]
 
*[[How to Recognize your United States Ancestor|How to Recognize your United States Ancestor]]
  
 
==More United States Research Tools==
 
==More United States Research Tools==
 
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.
 
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.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms] - Genealogy forms used in researching
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms] - Genealogy forms used in researching
 
*[http://www.digitalstatearchives.com/ Digital State Archives] – Links to all State Archives websites and their online collections
 
*[http://www.digitalstatearchives.com/ Digital State Archives] – Links to all State Archives websites and their online collections
*[http://www.raogk.org/encyclopedia/ Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms] - includes lists of genealogical terms, abbreviations, and occupations
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*[http://www.raogk.org/encyclopedia/ Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms] - includes lists of genealogical terms, abbreviations, and occupations
*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Red_Book:_American_State,_County,_and_Town_Sources Ancestry's Red Book]  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Red_Book:_American_State,_County,_and_Town_Sources Ancestry's Red Book]
  
  
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 01:12, 20 May 2019

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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.