By Nancy Hendrickson
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The web has made hundreds of thousands of documents on hand to look any time, wherever. commence discovering your ancestors with quite a few strokes of a keyboard utilizing the unique guide during this publication. within you'll locate: an summary of the place and the way to begin your loved ones heritage researchDetailed descriptions of the simplest on-line databases for kinfolk historiansHundreds of precious web content to additional your researchStep-by-step seek directions that will help you locate precisely what you're taking a look forChapters devoted to discovering particular files, together with beginning, marriage and dying; census; army; land; and immigrationCase experiences that observe key techniques to real-life searchesIdeas for connecting with fellow researchers and far away family via social media, running a blog and newslettersSpecial assets for learning American Indian, African-American and Jewish ancestorsPlus entry to bonus on-line video demonstrations
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24 Clarifying marriage patterns also requires calculation of marriage indicators for men and women separately. Theories about marriage frequency and age at marriage are often based on the socio-economic status of the husband while it is the data concerning the wife which are particularly relevant to the influence on fertility. In addition the distinction between a longitudinal (cohort) and a crosssectional (period) approach cannot be left out in an analysis of nuptiality. This distinction is an essential precondition to tracing both structural changes and year-to-year fluctuations in the pattern of marriage.
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Annual number of marriages per 1000 of the total average population (Crude marriage rate - Buissink 1970). Nevermarried men (women) aged 50 or more per 100 men (women) aged 50 or more (terminal celibacy rate) (Bui ssink 1970). Timing of marriage Married men (women) aged 25-29 per 100 men (women) aged 25-29 (Hofstee 1972, Buissink 1970). Never-married men (women) aged 2529 years per 100 men (women) aged 25-29 years (Buissink 1970). Age-specific marriage frequency for the age groups 15-19 through 25-29 years (Buissink 1970).
Discover Your Family History Online: A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting Your Genealogy Search by Nancy Hendrickson