Ancestral Villages: Getting to the Good Stuff!

Alzo, Lisa A.
November 2009
Discovering Family History;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p10
The article presents six significant sources to gain information for ancestral town or village names of immigrant ancestors in the U.S. These sources are highlighted to most likely contain data about an immigrant ancestor more familiar point of reference, rather than just knowing the country name. Among the featured sources for ancestral town or village names include family documents, immigration and naturalization records, and military records.


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