Genealogy Fast Track Using Decision Charts
Get on the fast track for your genealogy research using our decision charts. These charts make it easy to find the quickest way through the maze of genealogical information on the Internet. With so much information, it is easy to spend a lot of time going nowhere on your family history.
This site will show you the quickest ways to research the basics for your genealogy. The fastest way is not always the least expensive way. Nevertheless, we point you to free resources as well as free trials to minimize your costs.
Fast Track and Reference
Before getting to the first decision chart, there are other features that will appear along with the decision charts on most pages. These include:
|When you see appearing at the left, this points out one of the best resources for researching your genealogy.|
|When you see appearing at the left, this points out a good reference for family history research.|
Here is the first decision chart to get you started. Happy hunting!
|Have you interviewed as many family members as possible to gather family history?||Interviewing family members is the best place to start researching your genealogy. If you have lost track of some family members, there are online tools to help you track them down. One of the best tools is Intelius. Click here to use Intelius.|
|Have you requested birth and death records based on the information from family members||Use family information to order birth and death records. Click here for Birth and Death Record Tips.|
|Have you searched for family trees posted on the Internet to see if they can provide more hints about your genealogy?||Search for family trees. Click here for Family Tree Tips.|
|Search the Federal Census for names from family members, or names you found on birth or death records, and names you found in family trees. Click here for Federal Census Tips.|
This site is designed to provide the basics in researching your genealogy. It emphasizes the use of the Federal Census, Social Security Death Index, online family trees, and birth/death records. There are, of course, more sources of information. If you are looking for advice on additional sources, click here to go to Genealogy Search Advice. That site will provide you with customized research advice based on what you already know about your ancestors.