Genealogy Resources

Knowing the genealogy resources to use for your specific research project will make you you a more efficient and successful researcher.

You are getting started in the search for your ancestors and beginning to wonder, “Which genealogy resources do I need?”  Well, that’s why I’m here.

A large variety of genealogy resources ranging from general to specific  are available to you.  Resources might be one of the big genealogy databases. Or vital records found at the county government level. Or private collection papers. Or….. you get the idea.

Taking the time to learn what type of resources are available to you for your specific research project will make you a more efficient and successful researcher.

If you need someone to help you determine your best resources, I can help. CLICK here to check out my genealogy consultation services.  The links below will also help you explore available resources.

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Do You Use School Records in Your Genealogy Research?

School records are often an overlooked  resource used in genealogical research. Yet, the records a community keeps on its students and the records generated by individual students provide a wealth of information on your ancestor’s family. Types of School Records School Census Records – These records may also be called pupil registry or a directory …

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DocSOUTH – A NC Genealogy Resource Not To Be Missed

Do you research North Carolina ancestors? If so, are you familiar with the Documenting the South project (DocSOUTH) ?  If not, you are in for a treat. DocSOUTH is a project of the University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills to tell the story of southern history.  This online collection includes personal …

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