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Brendan Joseph
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Category: Genealogy
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Experience:  Brendan has worked as an expert for Ancestry.com specialising in Irish / British/ Canadian / Australia/ American research.
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Can you tell me about my genealogy? What can you tell me, or

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Can you tell me about my genealogy? What can you tell me, or how do I find out?/ What am I able to find out?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Genealogy
Expert:  Brendan Joseph replied 2 years ago.
Hello there,
You start with your own birth certificate.
Next your parents marriage certificate, this should give you the names of your parents, parents, your grandparents.
Order your parents birth certificates and their parents birth certificates.
At this stage your family should turn up in the 1940 US Federal Census.
Full US censi were taken 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
You can trace your family back searching census returns.
Free records here
www.familysearch.org
Brendan