Greek Genealogy for Beginners

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To conduct effective research in the Greek records you should know the correct spelling of the Greek surname and the name of the village your ancestor was born in.

The attached PDF is a tool which should help you determine which records could help provide this information. – Records-in-His_Her-New-Country

9 Tips for Getting Started on Writing Your Family History – Family Tree Magazine – added July 13, 2022

Cousin Chart—Family Relationships Explainedadded July 13, 2022

GEDCOM Files: Sharing, Merging, Exporting and More – Family Tree Magazine articleadded July 12, 2022

From Junk Drawer to Airplane Seat – How Greek Genealogy Set Me on an Unexpected New Course – published on The Greekish Life – added January 19, 2022

15 Steps to Get You Started in Greek Genealogy – published on The Greekish Life – added January 19, 2022

How and Why to Research Your Collateral Ancestors – published by Heritage Discovered – added January 19, 2022

Article – Calling All Young Greeks: Why and How You Should Explore Your Family History – by Alexandra Kiritsy, published on GreekAncestry.net – added June 26, 2021

UNITED STATES

Tips for Determining Your Ancestor’s Probable Port of Arrivaladded July 13, 2022

“A Genealogical Timeline as a Research Tool” by Stephen B. Hatton, published by National Genealogical Society, April-June 2022 – added July 12, 2022

How to Read Passenger Arrival Lists by George C. Morgan, published by Family Tree Magazine – added July 12, 2022

Immigration and Naturalization Records for Genealogy – Tips, Tricks, and Resources from Family Tree Magazine – added June 26, 2021

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse – This site contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Some of these tools fetch data from other websites but do so in more versatile ways than the search tools provided on those websites. – added May 17, 2021

Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundationadded May 17, 2021

U.S. Passenger List Annotations and Markings – What Do the Markings on the Manifest Mean? by Kimberly Powell, published July 30, 2018 – added May 17, 2021

National Archives of the United States

The Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation videos to help in understanding Passenger Manifests:

Manifest Markings – Name Crossed Off

Names Not Changed at Ellis Island

Ellis Island Detention Records

Ellis Island Stowaways

Born at Sea

Died at Sea

CANADA

Canada Online Genealogy Records – FamilySearch.org – added May 17, 2021

Library and Archives of Canada

Resource Guide to Canadian Genealogy | Ancestral Findings

AUSTRALIA

Genealogy in Australia – FamilySearch.org – added May 17, 2021

National Library of Australiaadded May 17, 2021

MyAncestors.com.au – Finding free family history records of Australian ancestors – added May 17, 2021

National Archives of Australia

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