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ENGL 070: Poetry Project: Research and Development (SC)

ENGL 070: Poetry Project (Anderson) Fall 2015

General Genealogy

Genealogical research is much easier than it used to -- that is, if your family is likely to have created bureaucratic public records. For some of us, our families may not have had opportunities to be documented or their records may be located in geographical areas where there aren't records or records haven't yet been digitized. In addition to the resources listed below, another strategy is to brainstorm possible moments in your family's history that may have intersected with public records, for example, births and deaths, censuses, military or other public service, legal matters, or newspaper mentions.