Research Helps and How To's
What Records Should I Look At?
Depending on what piece of information you are looking for, there are different types of records that will help you get those details. I hope to provide a starter for you here. Remember to think broadly as you research.
I Need These Details:
Birth Date - Best place: Birth Certificate
Other sources that can help -
Marriage Date - Best place: Marriage Certificate
Death Date - Best place: Death Certificate
Immigration information - Best Place: Immigration/Passenger Lists, Naturalization papers (Petition for Naturalization, Declaration of Intention, Naturalization forms)