11 October 2012

Places for Finding a Woman’s Maiden Name: A Checklist of 90 Sources


We are frequently challenged by the women in our family trees, especially when it comes to determining their maiden names!  I have several projects right now where that is the goal – determine great great aunt Minnie’s maiden name (and no its not Mouse!).

William Dollarhide, via the GenealogyBlog as shared a basic checklist of places where you might look!

Some other resources include:

Have you had success determining someone’s maiden name after a lot of research?  If so, please share!

Do you have other “tips” to help Upfront with NGS readers successfully research maiden names?  If so, again, please share!





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