Researching your female ancestors can be a difficult task. The largely standard practice of changing their surnames after marriage can make women hard to track, and many historical records focus on men with women being listed only under their husbands’ names.
This section will offer some guidance for researching female ancestors including information about sources that you may not have thought to check.
The guides listed below contain information about accessing various kinds of records that may have information about female ancestors.
The databases listed below may contain newspapers and other records with information about female ancestors.