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Dig to the Roots of your Family Tree!: Home

A guide to sources on genealogy.


Welcome to the Genealogy Research Guide!

Your starting point for locating genealogical resources.

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General Genealogy Sites

Resources by State

On the Shelf at CCBC Libraries

Online From CCBC Libraries

Useful tips

Useful Tips

1. Complete an ancestral chart with the information that you have.Use binders to organize your data.

2. Understand the numbering system of an ancestral chart.

3. Interview the oldest members of your family and ask them about their parents, grandparents, and siblings; use a family group sheet to record the information. Don't believe something in another family tree without verifying the information yourself.

4. Search your home for birth and death records, obituary cards, wedding invitations, graduation invitations, etc, and make photocopies and/or scan them.

5. Consider logging into a geneaology web site to keep track of your information.