Citing Vital Records: Four Questions

27 September 2014
When citing a vital record (an official registration of birth, marriage, or death), four questions should guide our decision as to how we cite what we are using ...

Vital Records, Revisited

1 May 2014
When citing unpublished vital records, we have four key issues to consider: :

Church Records & Hair Splitting

13 February 2014
Reseachers use the term "church records" quite loosely to refer to a wide variety of different materials. Yet minute books, vestry books, actes de fabrique, sacramental registers, family books, and certificates of all types—baptism, marriage, and death—offer significantly different materials. Each . . .