Marginal annotations are, as we saw in a previous post, a precious element of French documents. Although they are valuable in descending genealogy, they may contain traps that can be avoided.
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Marginal annotations are a measure of publicity intended to establish a relationship between two acts of civil status or between an act and the transcription of another act or judgment. They are, for the genealogist, a valuable element of his/her research.
In the first part of this publication, we have seen the French National Archives. It is time now to discover the French departmental archives. In this post, you’ll also learn what you can find in French records.