Querying for Results
As a family historian, you'll ask for information from other researchers who may be tracing the same family lines. Queries may be published in magazines, genealogical society publications, or online mail lists or forums. Writing a concise paragraph that clearly defines your question will help readers understand what you want. Follow the hints and use the Query Abbreviations to write an effective query.
Submit a Query to NGS
Writing a Query
Not sure how to write a good query? View an example and read some helpful hints for Writing a Query.
Use these standard Query Abbreviations to save space and help ensure a concise, readable query.