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Documenting your finds on paper

It's important to keep track of each individual you're working on, and document what you find and where.  Here are some worksheets to get you started for individuals.  And a link to a chart to keep everyone straight.  Eventually you'll probably want to get genealogy software (google Family Tree Maker and Roots Magic).

Turabian Style with Evidence Explained

Note: Turabian is a version of Chicago style. If you are unable to figure out how to cite something in Turabian, use Chicago.