Genealogy Research Checklist

Name:________________________________
Birth _________________________________
Marriage ______________________________
Death ________________________________

Birth Record:
Baptism ______________________________
Bible ________________________________
Birth Certificate _______________________
Delayed Birth Certificate________________

Death Records:
Death Certificate ______________________
Mortuary______________________________
Cemetery _____________________________
Gravestone ____________________________
Obituary ______________________________
Newspaper ____________________________

Probate Record:
Will __________________________________
Inventory list_________________________
Estate Sales __________________________
Guardianship __________________________

Military Records:
Branch of service ______________________
Dates of enlistment ____________________
Wars fought ___________________________
Veterans pension _______________________
Widows pension ________________________

Marriage & Children:
Marriage certificate ___________________
School _______________________________
Adoptions ____________________________
Orphanage____________________________
Court records _________________________
Divorce ______________________________

US Census Record:
1790 _______________________________
1800 _______________________________
1810 _______________________________
1820 _______________________________
1830 _______________________________
1840 _______________________________
1850 _______________________________
1860 _______________________________
1870 _______________________________
1880 _______________________________
1890 _______________________________
1900 _______________________________
1910 _______________________________
1920 _______________________________
1930 _______________________________

State & County Census Record:
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Mortality Schedule:
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Land Records:
Deeds & Abstracts ______________________
Tax lists ______________________________
Land grants ___________________________

Miscellaneous Records:
Occupations ___________________________
Pension records ________________________
Organizations __________________________
Voting records _________________________
Passenger lists ________________________
Immigration ___________________________
Naturalization _________________________
Court records __________________________
Newspaper _____________________________

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