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Croatian roots in Bosnia-Hercegovina
Posted by: Robert Jerin (ID *****9128) Date: March 03, 2003 at 09:40:52
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Handbook “Searching for Your Croatian Roots” (Third Edition)

Contents overview

o       History of Croatia, origin of Croatians
o       How our ancestors lived in the “old country”
o       Croatian immigration to America, the four waves
o       The immigrant journey to America
o       How they lived in America
o       Getting Started with your family tree
o       Does and don’ts
o       Locating records (in the US and in Europe)
o       Immigrant ship manifests
o       Records in Croatia
o       Birth records
o       Marriage records
o       Death records
o       US census records
o       Finding records in Croatia
o       A sample letter for writing to churches to ask for family records
o       A sample letter for writing for birth, marriage and other info from Municipal offices (Opcine Ured)
o       Translating Croatian records (with database of key words)
o       Translation of given names (inc Croatian, English, Latin and Italian)
o       Meaning of surnames and categories of surnames
o       Figuring Family relationships
o       Internet links
o       66 pages
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Robert Jerin

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