Terminology and Definitions

From time to time while researching our families, we come across words and terminology that we don't understand. Some are no longer used in today's world and some have quite different meanings.  We hope these will assist you in your family research. 
 
Have some other terminology and definitions to add? Please send them to genhelp@lcgsfl.org.
 
Genealogy Technology - genealogy words you may encounter while doing genealogy.
 
German Glossary - some words you may encounter in searching German records.  
 
Occupations - occupations that your ancestor might have engaged in.
 
Old Cooking Terms - ones you may find in olde recipes
 
Old English Words - words you may encounter when researching your English ancestors.
 
Old Medical Terms -  a collection of old medical terms that were used on many documents, including death certificates.