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Latest revision as of 00:54, 26 September 2020

District of Columbia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
District of Columbia Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

Purpose of Research Tips and Strategies Wiki Page

The District of Columbia Research Tips and Strategies page consists of links to specific research strategies for the District of Columbia. It also contains general tips and other resources for finding your ancestors in this locality.



District of Columbia Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

  • Sharon Hodges." Resources for Locating District of Columbia Ancestors." NGS Magazine 41 # 2 (April-June 2015): 18-23. FHL 973 D25ngs

Below are links to different research strategy pages to help you locate your ancestors in the District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Research Tips[edit | edit source]

These tips will help you as you research your ancestors in District of Columbia.

  • The Wiki pages for Maryland and Virginia will help if you have ancestors who lived in the area prior to 1800.

District of Columbia Record Finder[edit | edit source]

This brief Record Finder is designed to help you determine the best record to search for the type of information you are looking for. It is most helpful for post-1850 research. For a more complete Record Finder, covering additional research needs, see District of Columbia Record Finder.

1. What you are looking for: 2. Try these records first: 3. Other useful records

Birth information

Marriage information
Death information
Parents

Maiden name

Immigration date

Naturalization

Physical description

Further District of Columbia Research[edit | edit source]