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History is fascinating and the history of one's own family, one's personal heritage, is even more so. Genealogy is all about finding out who your ancestors were and how they lived - and you never know, maybe seven generations down, you'll find some nobility or a common ancestor with a famous person. Learn the basics here or test your knowledge, just as you like.   

There are 10 quizzes and 100 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  UK Genealogy 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, debbi2k, Jun 07 07

Here is a first genealogy quiz for you all to try. Good luck!
Easy
debbi2k
Jun 07 07
1986 plays
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trivia quiz  German Roots 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, catamount, Nov 12 08

If you were searching for your ancestors in Germany, these words would be helpful to know.
Average
catamount
Nov 12 08
756 plays
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trivia quiz  Genealogy Part 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, debbi2k, Jun 29 07

Here's the second genealogy quiz.
Average
debbi2k
Jun 29 07
1290 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History III: Parish Registers 1 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Feb 27 06

The Church of England parish is the smallest unit of local government in England and has a parish church, whose registers are extremely useful in family history.
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DaveJacobs
Feb 27 06
372 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History VI: Wills 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Mar 03 06

The Last Will & Testament of an ancestor is probably the most fascinating and informative source document you can discover. Here are some questions to test your knowledge of this subject.
Average
DaveJacobs
Mar 03 06
531 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History II: The Censuses 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Feb 22 06

The censuses of England and Wales are a fruitful source of information about your family, as well as containing many clues that will help you get further back in time. Original hand-written returns are the primary source; transcriptions are also found.
Average
DaveJacobs
Feb 22 06
447 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History IV: Parish Registers 2 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Mar 01 06

The Church of England parish is the smallest unit of local government in England and has a parish church, whose registers are extremely useful in family history.
Tough
DaveJacobs
Mar 01 06
363 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History I: Civil Registration 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Feb 17 06

For people who have English ancestry, do you know how to go about researching your family?
Average
DaveJacobs
Feb 17 06
528 plays
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trivia quiz  English Family History V: other sources 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaveJacobs, Mar 01 06

Apart from the main sources (censuses, civil registration and parish registers) there are a lot of other sources that may tell you things about your ancestors.
Average
DaveJacobs
Mar 01 06
420 plays
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trivia quiz  Know Your Genealogy Record Sources 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, CliftonClowers, Sep 16 10

Finding your ancestors and their story, which is part of the fabric of your life, involves searching a myriad of records. Each question in this quiz will mention records you might search to identify pieces of your genealogical puzzle.
Difficult
CliftonClowers
Sep 16 10
327 plays
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