Types of Records

This is just a quick overview of some of the different types of records genealogists have at their disposal.  Each have their place, but the true strength in research lies when you utilize them all, or at least all of the ones available.

1.  Census Records

2.  Birth, Marriage, Death Records - church records and government records

3.  Wills

4.  Land Records

5.  Obituaries - Newspapers

6.  Tax Records

7.  Military Records

8.  Family produced records, usually in bibles, or books published about a particular family

9.  Immigration Records

10.  Cemetery Records and Tombstone Engravings

11.  City Directories

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