In this third installment of Genealogy 101, we’ll review the information contained in marriage records (licenses and certificates) and how to find them. Marriage records can be a great way to find family history information, including names, birthdates, parents, and locations your ancestors are associated with. They are great resources for your ancestry research. Let’s get going!
Census records are fantastic tools for verifying basic information about a family member and for discovering the names of parents, siblings, and other close relatives. This first installment of the Genealogy 101 series covers what you can expect when looking at census records and a few tips and tricks for making the most of them.