Vital Events and Records Right from the beginning of your genealogical journey, you’re going to want to start collecting documents surrounding vital events. These are typically birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. As mentioned before, start backwards. Look for an ancestor’s death certificate (or information) before seeking marriage and birth certificates.
Here in Part two, we’re talking about how to record an interview with a family member. For information the questions you should ask, please see Interviewing Family, Part One – The Interview. To jump straight to my favorite video gear, go here. You’ll want to record your family interviews or perhaps
Six W’s and How Genealogy Source Citations Will Work for You!
Research Notes are the backbone of your research. …keep your Research Notes in chronological order… It is the chronology, the facts, the sources, the conclusions of what you’ve discovered.
You’ll want to ask yourself, is it Fact or Fiction?
Stay organized using charts and software.
Here’s a Family History Kick Start Guide. Work backwards, starting with yourself and work backwards to your parents, grandparents and so on with as much information as you know. Don’t skip to the next generation until you’ve documented everything you have on each person. Collect… Full names and nicknames, as much as