Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Genealogy Related Sources to look for around the House

From listening to several recent speakers we have noted items to look for around the house which may help you with your genealogy.

Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates ( Not the civil registration certificates.)

Funeral Cards.

Other certificates and awards your ancestors may have received.

Manuscripts written by family members.

Small family bibles and prayer books.

Year books from High School or College.


Photograph albums.

Autograph albums.

Original deeds.

Newspaper clippings.

Fraternal and religious items.

Household furnishings, silver and china.

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