French Records Extraction - An Instructional Guide

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Chapter One: Old French Records - Introduction

 

Chapter Two: Parish Christening and Civil Birth Entries

 

Chapter Three: Marriage Entries

 

Chapter Four: Other Entries

 

Chapter Five: French Handwriting and Spelling

 

Chapter Six: Name Identification

 

Chapter Seven: Gender

 

Chapter Eight: Dates

 

Chapter Nine: Putting It All Into Practice

Section One

Section Two

Section Three

Section Four

Section Five

Section Six: Answers

 

Appendixes:

Appendix A - French Occupations

Appendix B - Common Abbreviations

Appendix C - Answers to Self Evaluation Exercises

Glossary - List of terms and their translations