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From: "Suzy-Q" <>
Subject: Genealogy Encyclopedia
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 10:49:24 -0700
A nice site and very helpful........links provided for all the info below.....enjoy!
The following abbreviations are those most commonly used in genealogical records. It is not unusual to find, within the pages of one record, different variations used, but care should be taken to ensure that in these instances, it is a variation and not meant to indicate something else.
This describes what is listed on the census forms in each of the census years. Few, if any, records reveal as many details about individuals and families as do government census records. Substitute records can be used when the official census is unavailable.
This describes the various old time Illnesses and Diseases that you will find in old documents, medical records or listed as causes of death on old death certificates or in old family Bibles.
This following list that describes the various old occupations of which many are archaic. These are useful to genealogists since surnames usually originated from someone's occupation. Ships passenger lists, census returns and other documents used in genealogy may give an ancestor's occupation, this list gives more modern interpretations of those terms. They also are useful to historians in general. The list is by no means complete.
This page defines the Genealogical Terms used in genealogical research you will find in documents
Free Forms to help in you track your research.
SEGenealogy Online....Online source for free genealogical information on records and links for the Southeastern U.S. Including information on courthouse records, churches, cemeteries, societies, military records and units, vital records information and much more. States including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgina and West Virginia.......Census Maps, Genealogical Terminology & Descriptions, US County & Census Formation Maps, County Formation Maps, Web Forum On Research In The Southern States .
NEGenealogy online......Census Maps, Genealogical Terminology & Descriptions, US County & Census Formation Maps, County Formation Maps
Early American Wars.....Early American Wars
A Guide to Early American Units and Battles before 1865
Census Maps.....Links to rotating animated maps showing all the county boundries for each census year overlayed with past and present maps so you can see the changes in county boundries
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