Using Ancestry.com - Genealogy Boot Camp Part 3

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Learn how to use Ancestry.com for genealogy research in Part 3 of Genealogy Boot Camp from GenealogyBank.

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Using Ancestry.com - Genealogy Boot Camp Part 3

  1. 1. Genealogy Boot Camp: Part 3 Ancestry.com Practical Sources You Will Use and Rely On GenealogyBank.com 1
  2. 2. Ancestry.com• Start a Family Tree – Begin with a grandparent – Do not add living people – Scan & add family photos, documents – Invite your relatives – View Your Tree in Profile Mode GenealogyBank.com 2
  3. 3. Ancestry – Tree Mode GenealogyBank.com 3
  4. 4. Ancestry – Profile Mode GenealogyBank.com 4
  5. 5. Ancestry – Profile Mode GenealogyBank.com 5
  6. 6. Ancestry – Search GenealogyBank.com 6
  7. 7. Ancestry.com • Census – Small changes in spelling can open up searches – Sniffen; Sniffin – Add, subtract information – Still Can’t find them? • FamilySearch.org • HeritageQuest Online GenealogyBank.com 7
  8. 8. Ancestry.com • Birth, Marriages & Death – SSDI – Is there a B, M, D? GenealogyBank.com 8
  9. 9. Ancestry.com • Military – WWI – WWII – Looking for clues to other family members • Address • Full name • Spouse? • Age, birth date, place GenealogyBank.com 9
  10. 10. Ancestry.com • Immigration – Naturalization – Canadian Border Crossing – International Cruise • Date & Place of Birth GenealogyBank.com 10
  11. 11. Ancestry.com • International – Canadian – UK – Australian – Census – Vital Records GenealogyBank.com 11
  12. 12. Ancestry.com • Family Trees – Clues – Do You Really Have a Match? – Sources? – Documents? – Photos? – Limit Your Scope GenealogyBank.com 12
  13. 13. Ancestry.com• Start a Family Tree – Begin with a grandparent – Do not add living people – Scan & add family photos, documents – Invite your relatives GenealogyBank.com 13
  14. 14. Genealogy Boot Camp Continued..• Genealogy Boot Camp is multi-part PPT presentation series. Please download the following remaining parts to view the rest of the presentation. – Part 1: Getting Started in Genealogy Research – Part 2: GenealogyBank.com – Part 3: Ancestry.com – Part 4: FamilySearch.org – Part 5: Google Books – Part 6: Internet Archive – Part 7: Family History Archives – Part 8: Where to Put Your Family Book Online GenealogyBank.com 14

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