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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genealogy Terms - 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 Medical Terms - a collection of old medical terms that were used on many documents, including death certificates.