Glossary of Terms

A thru E

 

 

Term

 

Acid-free paper

AGBI

Ahnentafel Numbering

Alien Arrivals

Alien Index

Almanacs

Ame Reader

Ancestor File Number

Ancestral Pyramid

Andersonville

Animap 3.0.2

Apprenticeship Papers

Ascendant Chart

Assayer

Atlantic Creole

Atlas

Automatic Feeder Scanner

Bad Blood

Baptismal Records

Basket names

Bibomatic

Biographical Sketches

Black Dutch

Brass Ankles

Broad Wife

Burden of Proof

Burnisher

Calendar of Correspondences

Castle Garden

CD-ROM Collection

Cemetery Recording

Census Records

Centennia Historical Atlas

Church Histories

Church Records

Circumstantial Evidence

City Directories

Civil Registrations

Civil War Pension Index

Civil War Records - NARA

Cluster Genealogy

Collateral Evidence

Common Law Marriage

Community Property

Compendium Genealogies

Confederate Headstone Applications

Confirmation Records

Conscription

Consent Papers

Contubernial Relations

Correspondence Record

Court Digests

Courts Martial

Cousin

Customs Lists

Cutter Library Classification

Dawes Roll

Death Master File

Deeds

Descendant Charts

Dewey Decimal System

Diigo Online Sticky Notes

Direct Evidence

Double Cousins

Drum Scanner

Durant Roll

EasyBib

EndNotes

Enfeoff

Enumeration District Maps

Estate Inventories

Estate Records

eVetsRec

Exodusters

 

 

 

P thru Z

 

Term

 

 

Parallel Cousins
Passenger Lists
Pedigree Analysis
Pedigree Chart
Pedigree Resource File
Personal Ancestral File
Personal Archiving
Pest House
Pin Money
Plat
Political Graveyard
Praise Houses
Preponderance of Evidence
Probate Records
Quadroon

Quitclaim Deed

Red Bones

Regimental History

Registers of Enlistments

Relative Fact Sheet

Remarried Widow's Index

Research Extract

Scrapbooking

Slave Genealogy

Slave Manifest

Slave Narratives

Slave Quarantine

Soldier's Disease

Tax Lists

The Domestic Slave Trade

The Research Cycle

Tombstone Initials and Meanings

Tombstone Rubbings

Tombstone Tourist

Township

Tract Books

Vessel index

VoIP (Ancestry.com Product)

Wallace Roll

washing disease

Weight of Evidence

widow's election

Wills

Worldcat

Written Document Analysis Worksheet

Yearbooks

Yellow Fever

 

F thru O

 

 

Term

 

Fact Chronology

Family Atlas Software

Family Group Sheet

Family Relationship Chart

Family Search

Family Tree Mapping

Fax-On-Demand

Finding Church Records

Flip Pal Mobile Scanner

Fog Index

Forensic Genealogy

Forty Acres and a Mule

FORUM

Four-S Formula

Free African Ameericans

Freedmen Schools

Gazetteers

GEDCOM

Genealogical Abbreviations and Relationships

Genealogical Numbering Systems

Genealogical Proof Standard, The

Generations

Genogram

GENUKI

Geographic Names Information System

GLO Records Automation

Google Books

Goree Island

Guineas of West Virginia

Guion Miller Roll

Half Pay Pensions

Head Tax

Heir's Property

Heirs-at-Law

Henderson Roll

Indian Agents and Superintendents

Indian Removal Papers

Indirect Evidence

Insurance Records

Internet Genealogy

Inventories and Appraisals

Ironclad Oath

Jackson Whites

Joint Tenancy

JSTOR (or Journal Storage)

Knowledgebase

Land Patent

Land Surrender Warrants

Lease and Release

Leasehold Estates

Lucrative Title

Lumbee Indians

MacFamilyTree

Mailing Lists

Manifest Extract Form

Map My Ancestors

Marriage Jointure

Masonic Records

Melungeons

Message Boards

Metes and Bonds

Microfilm Rental Program

Microfilmed Compiled Military Service Records

Mortality Schedules

Mulatto

Mustee or Mestee

Myths

Names and Word Spellings

NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL)

National Archives and Records Administration

Nervous Fever

now wife

OCLC

Octoroon

Oral Histories

Order of the Eastern Star

Our Black Ancestry

Click a term and view its definition.