Ancestry

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Ancestry

  1. 1. Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at Ancestry .com
  2. 3. Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. <ul><li>Historical Records </li></ul><ul><li>Stories & Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Photos & Maps </li></ul>
  3. 4. Search tips… <ul><li>Exact matches only (Spelling) </li></ul><ul><li>First & Middle Name (s) </li></ul><ul><li>Last Name </li></ul><ul><li>Year & Country of Birth </li></ul><ul><li>Year & Country of Death </li></ul><ul><li>Country Lived and Years Lived in </li></ul>
  4. 6. Ways of Searching <ul><li>First Name Last Name </li></ul><ul><li>Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>You can now use quotation marks to search for exact phrases… </li></ul><ul><li>Example: &quot;Lincoln Assassination&quot; or &quot;World War “Country, State, Province, County, State/Province, County &Year </li></ul><ul><li>Range to e.g. 1827 to 1903 </li></ul>
  5. 7. Looking at the Census Document <ul><li>US CENSUS Years… </li></ul>
  6. 8. Searching US Census Family Name: Father Given Mother Given Spouse Given
  7. 9. MORE COLLECTIONS
  8. 10. View All Ancestry Titles   <ul><li>   Census & Voter Lists   - U.S. Federal Census   - UK Census Collection </li></ul><ul><li>   Birth, Marriage & Death   - Social Security Death Index   - UK & Ireland Parish & Probate    </li></ul><ul><li>   Immigration & Emigration   - New York Passenger Lists   - </li></ul><ul><li>   Military   - WWI Draft Registration Cards   - Civil War Service Records </li></ul><ul><li>Directories & Member Lists   - New York City Directory, 1890   - Early UK and U.S. Directories </li></ul><ul><li>Court, Land, Wills & Financial   - Texas Land Title Abstracts   - Middlesex, MA Probate Index </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Reference   - Genealogical Library Master Index </li></ul>
  9. 11. Stories & Publications <ul><li>  Stories, Memories & Histories   - AGBI   - Slave Narratives   - more... </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers & Periodicals   - Virginia Genealogical Society Qtrly   - Railway Gazetter Worldwide   - more... </li></ul>
  10. 12. Photos & Maps <ul><li>  Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>  - U.S. School Yearbooks Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers </li></ul>
  11. 13. Trees & Community <ul><li>  - Ancestry World Tree </li></ul><ul><li>   The Ancestry World Tree contains nearly 400 million names in family trees submitted by our users. The Ancestry World Tree is the largest collection of its kind on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>- Message Boards </li></ul><ul><li>The world's largest online genealogy community with over 17 Million posts on more than 161,000 boards. </li></ul>
  12. 14. list all databases...   <ul><li>A very long list! </li></ul>
  13. 15. recent website additions... <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 16. Narrow Your Search <ul><li>Record Type: </li></ul><ul><li>All Titles   Census & Voter Lists   </li></ul><ul><li>Birth, Marriage & Death   Military   </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration & Emigration   Family Trees   </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers & Periodicals   Directories & Member Lists   </li></ul><ul><li>Stories, Memories & Histories   Court, Land, Wills & Financial   </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Materials & Finding Aids   </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures   Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers   </li></ul>
  15. 17. Questions? <ul><li>There are so many features in this database that would take too long to explore. I would recommend exploring either at the library or at home. </li></ul>

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