Do you research in the same state over and over? Do you ever find great information on the web that you'd like to save but don't know what to do with it? Do you have stacks of papers you've printed out for future reference, but you can't find them now? If you answered yes to any of those questions, maybe it's time you created your own research guide. A research guide is a collection of information that you can draw on as you research. It can include maps, history, and geography of your locality. It might be a list of...
Place names change over time as the boundaries and jurisdictions are modified. Genealogists should use the place name as it existed at the time of the event. For example, the location of a family living in the same house in Preston for 40 years could be recorded at different times as: Preston, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States (1880) Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States (1900) Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States (1920) Idaho county map, 1900 Idaho county map, 1920 Recording Historical Places in Family Tree In FamilySearch.org FamilyTree, a list of standardized places are...
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