32 Free Genealogy and Newspaper Research Quick Reference Guides

In the past couple of months, I have been inspired to create what I call Quick Sheets, more commonly called Quick Reference Guides. There now are a total of 32 of them.

Here are all of them. Just click on the link to the right of the word “Download” to view and download the pdf. They are all free. Most are single-page pdfs.

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24 Places Where You Can Find Your Ancestors Occupation

Download 24 Places Where You Can Find Your Ancestors Occupation pdf

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42 Reasons to Use the My Heritage Newspaper Collection

Download 42 Reasons to Use the MyHeritage Newspaper Collection pdf

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15 Reasons to Research Funeral and Memorial Books

Download 15 Reasons to Research Funeral and Memorial Books pdf

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11 Ways That Historical Photos Provide Clues About Our Ancestors Lives

Download 11 Ways That Historical Photos Provide Clues About Our Ancestors Lives pdf

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32 Reasons Why Searching for Obituaries is Like Finding Gold

Download 32 Reasons Why Searching for Obituaries is Like Finding Gold pdf

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32 Ways to Find Ancestor Birth Information

Download Birth Records Quicksheet pdf

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10 Clever Ways to Find More Ancestor Articles

Download 10 Clever Ways to Find More Ancestor Articles pdf

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33 Different Things You Can Find About Your Ancestors By Searching
Old Newspapers

Download 33 Different Things You Can Find About pdf

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27 Ways to Find Ancestor Marriage Information

Download Marriage Records Quicksheet

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Historical U.S. Draft Registration and Enrollment

Download Draft Card Rules pdf

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32 Ways to Find Ancestor Locations and Addresses

Download Address Records Quicksheet pdf

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24 Ways to Find Ancestor Death Information

Download 24 Ways to Find Ancestor Death Information pdf

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Historical Naturalization and Immigration Laws from 1790 through 1952

Download Historical Naturalization and Immigration Laws pdf

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19 Places Where You Can Access Old Yearbooks Online

Download Yearbooks pdf

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280 Old Occupations Used in the Census and Newspapers in the
U.S. and U.K.

Download Old Occupations pdf

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Abbreviations to Use to Find 50% More Ancestor Newspaper Articles

(also useful for all genealogy online research)

Download Abbreviations to Use to Find 50% More Ancestor Newspaper Articles pdf

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21 Do’s and Don’ts When Researching Historical Newspapers

Download 21 Do’s and Don’ts When Researching Historical Newspapers pdf

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40 Oldtime Illnesses and Their Current Names

Download Old Diseases pdf

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Nicknames to Use to Find 50% More Ancestor Newspaper Articles

(also useful for all genealogy online research)

Download Nicknames to Use to Find 50% More Ancestor Newspaper Articles pdf

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Was Your Ancestor a Member of a Lodge, Club or Secret Society?

Download Lodges and Clubs pdf

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The BEST Way to Find Hidden Ancestor Newspaper Articles

Download The BEST Way to Find HIDDEN Ancestor Newspaper Articles pdf

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9 Ways to Effectively Find Obituaries in Online Newspapers

Download 9 Ways to Effectively Find Obituaries in Online Newspapers pdf

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9 Reasons Why You Should Be Researching Voter Records

Download 9 Reasons Why You Should Be Researching Voter Records  pdf

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11 Things You Can Find by Researching Alumni Records

Download 11 Things You Can Find by Researching Alumni Records pdf

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12 Keys to Properly Analyzing the Vitals Section of Historical Newspapers

Download 12 Keys to Properly Analyzing the Vitals Section of Historical Newspapers pdf

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5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Online Newspaper Subscription Site

Download 5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Online Newspaper Subscription Site pdf

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4 Challenges in Downloading Historical Newspaper Articles

Download 4 Challenges in Downloading Historical Newspaper Articles pdf

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Newspaper Research Tip – 8 Ways to Not Screw Up

Download 8 Ways to Not Screw Up pdf

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45 Reasons to Research Immigration Records

Download 45 Reasons to Research Immigration Records pdf

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10 Bits of Advice for New Genealogy Researchers

Download 10 Bits of Advice for New Genealogy Researchers pdf

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20 Reasons to Declare Your Intent & Research Naturalization Records

Download 20 Reasons to Declare Your Intent & Research Naturalization Records pdf

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19 Reasons Why You Should Research Passport Applications for Genealogy

Download 19 Reasons Why You Should Research Passport Applications for Genealogy pdf

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I hope these are helpful for you. Good Luck and Happy Hunting!

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1 Comment

  1. Wow! Just wow! Thank you so much for such a concise listing of so many
    resources – these are incredible!! These Research Quick Reference Guides are amazing – and it is even more amazing that you are providing them without cost!!

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