Source: Original This source is in its first recorded form. (ie: the original marriage record license)
[Sources & Evidence]
Organize from the beginning in a system that suits your needs... but in which you can quickly and easily find information when you want it.
Only a small percentage of genealogical records are on the internet. You still need to conduct original research.
Census Naturalization status codes: "Al" for alien, "Pa" for "first papers," and "Na" for naturalized.
Family Group Sheet: This sheet is what we use to keep track of family data. It features references for each piece of information that is placed on a worksheet. Since the end result of your research efforts will be to compile complete, correct and connected families, the use of family group sheets from the beginning will make the compilation much easier.
[Charts & Forms]