Unlock the mysteries held within age-old documents!
Learning to master Transcription, Abstraction and Extraction skills will prove to be invaluable to your research, especially for in-depth analysis.
The International Institute of Genealogical Studies offers courses that promote skill building and genealogy research.
Names are a major part of our research. When we understand their origins and the traditional naming patterns that may be used, we can recognize clues to their proper identity.
Signatures can be found on land records, wills, probate records, military records, and even informants on death records.