BIG MISTAKES IN GENEALOGY
All throughout our life, we make mistakes. Some are just goofs and do
not amount to much and then sometimes we really mess up big time. The
same is true of our genealogical research. We put down a "3" instead of
the "8" that should be there. For someone that died two hundred years
ago, it probably is a moot point. However, we should strive to be as
correct as possible in our research. Following are some of those
mistakes that can be little ones or big ones, it all depends on what,
who, and why.
using historical and genealogical societies for
Historical and genealogical societies come in all shapes and sizes.
You'll find them at the local, county, state, and national levels. All
of them offer a variety of activities and resources. This topic tells
you how historical and genealogical societies may help you in your
research. Click any of the topics listed in the last paragraph of this
topic to see the addresses, phone numbers, and services offered by a
variety of historical and genealogical societies.
USING CEMETERIES AND FUNERAL HOMES FOR
Although you may not have guessed it, cemeteries can be excellent
sources of genealogical information. This topic tells you how cemetery
and funeral home records may help you in your research. Click any of
the topics listed at the bottom of this topic to get more complete
descriptions of what cemetery and funeral home records exist and where
to find them.