Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

"Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming System" -- free, open source, genealogy software.
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For questions about ancestors and records in Canada. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day Canada, such as the relevant British and French territo…
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For questions about ancestors and records in Wales. Also tag the county if the question is specific to that county.
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A record of passengers and crew who traveled on a ship or airplane.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of New York, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1788) when it was a Dutch and later British …
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For questions about research in the decade from 1900 to 1909, not the entire period from 1900 to 1999. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 20th-century tag.
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Identification of Date, Location, Individual(s), an item displayed in, or the Photographer in a supplied photograph.
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Term applied to the adherents of a religion (Judaism), the descendants of certain ethnic groups (Sephardim and Ashkenazim), or followers of cultural traditions associated with them.
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Questions related to adoption, birthparents, and obtaining information for the same.
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For questions about the county of Cornwall at the south-west tip of England. Known as Kernow in the Cornish language.
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For questions about ancestors and records in Australia. Also tag the state if the question is specific to that state.
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For questions about research in the period from 1601 to 1700.
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For questions about determining or interpreting the job, profession or avocation of an ancestor.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Pennsylvania, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1787) when it was a British colony.
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For questions about common methods for recording and interpreting names of people or places.
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For questions about Y-chromosome testing for genealogical purposes. Y-DNA is passed from father to son, and therefore is useful for tracing paternal ancestry. This includes Y-STR, Y-SNP, and Big-Y tes…
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For questions about research in the decade from 1920 to 1929. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 20th-century tag.
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Records kept by a local church for events affecting parishioners, including births, baptisms, christenings; marriage intentions, banns, marriages; and deaths, burials.
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Use for questions about the dna website 23andme.com
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For questions about GEDmatch, the database and analytics tools website for autosomal DNA comparison
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For questions about finding or interpreting wills, administrations, probate bonds, petitions, inventories, and other records associated with distribution of a person's estate after their death.
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For questions about naming relationships between two people.
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Use for questions about people who share one parent but not the other
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For questions about the sea-going or maritime branch of the military, including the marines.
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Label applied to a location in space: such as a landform, a concentration of population or a region encompassing both natural and human-made elements.
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Questions pertaining to events that took place aboard ships, identifying ships, or the ships themselves.
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For questions about research in the decade from 1890 to 1899. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 19th-century tag.
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For questions about customs, traditions, and laws associated with marriage. Marriage is the social, legal or religious union of two individuals.
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A suite of on-line tools and resources for genealogists provided free of charge by a private company owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Austria. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day Austria, as well as the area that was p…
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For questions pertaining to the capital city and county of London (or Greater London) in the south of England. Due to many boundary changes over the years, consider whether it may be more accurate to …
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Consistent formats for expressing or representing data that facilitate the transfer and exchange of data among different software tools.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Romania. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day or historic Romania, such as when it wa…
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For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Italy. This tag may be used for the previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day or historic Italy. Also ta…
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For questions about research in the decade from 1930 to 1939. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 20th-century tag.
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For questions about finding, reading, or interpreting the legal document created by a person to indicate how their property should be distributed upon their death.
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