Finding ancestors thought to be from Chalakudy, India?

How far back can ancestors be traced?

The consensus among genealogists is that you can reliably and accurately trace a family tree back to the 1600s, but it varies depending on the specifics of your family.

How do I find my ancestors before 1850?


Quote from video: But they're usually pretty great clues. Now from 1850 to 1870. So those three census years 50 60 and 70 all household. Members are listed. But there's no relationship stated.

How can I find my Indian ancestors?

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

  1. FamilySearch Historical Records Collections for India.
  2. Facebook Communities – Facebook groups discussing genealogy research.
  3. Learning Center – Online genealogy courses.
  4. Family History Center locator map.
  5. Historic Hindu Cremation Records.


How do I start finding my ancestors?

Here are suggestions about ways to go about finding your ancestors.

  1. Start With Yourself. You are the beginning “twig” on your vast family tree. …
  2. Look for Names, Dates, Places, and Relationships. …
  3. Begin at Home. …
  4. Relatives as Sources. …
  5. Federal Records. …
  6. State Records. …
  7. County Records. …
  8. Birth, Marriage, and Death Records.

What is the oldest bloodline in the world?

1. The Royal Family of Denmark. The bloodline of Denmark’s royal family is not only one of the world’s oldest, but perhaps also ranks as one of the family trees that is filled with the most riveting stories and legendary figures.

How long does a bloodline last?

A commons question I’m asked is, how many generations does DNA go back. If you’re using an autosomal test such as AncestryDNA, 23andMe, or MyHeritage, you’ll generally go back 6 to 8 generations. Assuming 25 years per generation, you can expect 150-200 years of DNA information by taking an autosomal DNA test.

How do I find my ancestors for free?

Free General Genealogy Websites

  1. Access Genealogy. This grab-bag of free genealogy records keeps growing. …
  2. FamilySearch. …
  3. HeritageQuest Online. …
  4. Olive Tree Genealogy. …
  5. RootsWeb. …
  6. USGenWeb. …
  7. California Digital Newspaper Collection. …
  8. Chronicling America.

How do I find my ancestors before 1800?

Quote from video: With this pre 1800. Research in England. The first one is location location location. Become very familiar with the area where your ancestors lived.

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