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Method of independent genealogical research of the family in the 19th century


The method of restoring the family tree with the help of Internet resources without the services of genealogists is presented. The relevance of the research lies in the expansion of historiographical material for the study of pedigrees. The results of the study are perspective for studying the principles of working with sources and for restoring the history of a kind. Currently, this issue is popular among Russian citizens.


provincial town, merchant class, genealogy, method, family

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