Genealogy Information

Colleges and Universities maintain alumni files – good place for family research

Good Family Research Tip

Have you searched colleges and universities for genealogy information? They maintain historical archives and some contain faculty and student records and admission applications.

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Some maintain alumni files with the year of graduation along with address and employment record and directories often include residences and sometimes maiden names. Fraternities and Sororities often maintain alumni records.

See the book UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA OFFICERS 1831-1901 for some genealogy information from early records at the University of Alabama.


By (author):  Causey, Donna R.

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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