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=== France Research Strategies  ===
 
=== France Research Strategies  ===
  

Revision as of 15:08, 12 June 2017

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France Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

France Research Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Civil records are crucial for research in France. Civil authorities began registering births, marriages, and deaths in 1792.
  • French citizens of Alsace-Lorraine (Haut Rhin, Bas Rhin, Moselle) often speak German. Many people from this area moved to Russia and the Ukraine and are discussed in Germans from Russia Genealogy.