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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.

For questions about research in the decade from 1820 to 1829. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 19th-century tag.
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For questions about research in the decade from 1830 to 1839. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 19th-century tag.
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For questions about people who have changed their given name or surname. This includes name changes upon marriage, adoption, or immigration, as well as the use of aliases.
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"Information that is relevant to the problem." [Mills, Evidence Explained, 2007]
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For questions about ancestors or records in the country of Switzerland.
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to request transcriptions of handwritten documents
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For questions regarding records retained and made available by taxation authorities.
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For questions about research in the decade from 1850 to 1859. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 19th-century tag.
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For questions about research in the decade from 1860 to 1869. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 19th-century tag.
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Related to the digitization of photographs, records, and other genealogical / family history assets. Also related to the interpretation, transcription or transmission of the same.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Tennessee, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1796) when it was British and then American…
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For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Denmark.
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Questions related to the ownership and transfer of land property and the related documents.
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For questions about translating genealogical documents or transcriptions from one language to another
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Prevention of data loss, decay or damage to a record. Questions may address the assessment of records, stability of mediums, best practices, treatments, methods of storage, collection, repair, etc.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the former European state of Prussia, now part of Germany.
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Questions pertaining to the interpretation, meanings, and definition of abbreviations (a shortened form of a word or phrase. It consists of a group of letters taken from the word or phrase); but not a…
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For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Ukraine. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day or historic Ukraine, such as when it wa…
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Related to the storage of genealogical assets such as evidence, images, factual data, and relationships between individuals. Popular formats such as GEDCOM fit this tag as well as discussions about fu…
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For questions about mitochondrial DNA (abbreviated mtDNA) testing for genealogical purposes. mtDNA is passed from mother to child, and therefore is useful for tracing maternal ancestry.
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Making genealogy content and research available to a broader audience.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Texas, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1845) when it was Spanish, later Mexican territ…
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of Ohio, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1803) when it was French, later British, and the…
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A large and diverse country in South Asia. Became independent from the United Kingdom in 1947 after the partition of the dominion to excise Pakistan as a separate nation.
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For questions about ancestors in the continent of Europe. For questions only about one or several specific European countries, tag the country instead. Use for general questions related to this contin…
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For questions about the county of Devon in the south-west of England, known archaically as Devonshire.
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Questions about an ethnic group or ethnicity NOT related to DNA testing; but about the cultural traditions or culture itself. It is a category of people who identify with each other based on common an…
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For questions about the process and records associated with people leaving the country or place where they were born in order to settle in a new country.
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For questions about burial places, including churchyards and municipal cemeteries. If the question pertains to an individual burial or headstone and not the cemetery as a whole, use either the burial-…
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A search for an identifying parents of an individual when birth, baptism, census, and other records appear to not exist or are missing / misrepresenting actual parent(s).
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For questions about the county of Yorkshire in the north-east of England, commonly abbreviated "Yorks." Previously subdivided into three Ridings: the North, East, and West Ridings of Yorkshire.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the German states of Baden, Württemberg, and Hohenzollern, corresponding to today's post-1952 merged state of Baden-Württemberg.
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For questions about ancestors and records in the US state of California, including questions pertaining to the period before the state's admission to the US (1850) when it was Mexican territory.
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For questions about ancestors or records in the country of Hungary. The borders and political status of Hungary changed dramatically. This tag may be used for the previous political entities within th…
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