Wednesday, December 11, 2013

CHECKLIST FOR BEGINNING GENEALOGISTS

PART FIVE

Potential Useful Information about People You Are Researching

Knowing any of the following types of information about an ancestor can often help us acquire further information about that person:

Age at time of death
Awards/decorations
Baptism/christening date
Birthdate
Birthplace
Children
Churches/Synagogues/Mosques
Clubs/associations
Country of birth
Criminal history/incarceration
Death date
Ethnicity
Health
Immigration date
Maiden name
Martial status
Naturalization date
Occupation
Parents
Physical description
Place of death
Place(s) of residence
Professional associations
Real estate/home ownership
Religion
Siblings
Schools/colleges
Spouse(s)
Unions (labor organizations)
Veteran status

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