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Genealogy for the First Time

Research Your Family History

By Laura Best

Here's everything you need to know to start researching your family ancestry. Designed to inspire and encourage anyone interested in learning about his family background, this comprehensive guide offers a basic introduction to the primary methods and sources used in genealogy work. Begin by organizing and evaluating the information that is readily available to you, such as documents and photographs in your possession. Explore fundamental research techniques such as keeping a research log, interviewing relatives, making charts, citing sources, and using the Internet. Find out how to utilize more advanced methods to find information such as using census records, maps, cemeteries, church records, land, tax, and military records, early newspapers, immigration records and passenger lists, and naturalization and citizenship records. Suggestions are also included for preserving, displaying, and using your findings. Plenty of photographs, charts, and lists help you embark on your journey of discovery.

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ISBN

1402701098


Format: Book
Author: Best, Laura
Title: Genealogy for the first time : research your family history / Laura Best.
Publisher Date: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., c2003.
Subject: Genealogy United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Isbn: 1402701098
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 6
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: 929.1 Bes
Oclc: 51861790
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Bib Id: 201450

Format: Book
Author: Best, Laura
Title: Genealogy for the first time : research your family history / Laura Best.
Publisher, Date: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., c2003.
Description: 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects: Genealogy
Subjects: United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Notes: "A Sterling/Chapelle book."
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 110) and index.
LCCN: 2003005528
ISBN: 1402701098
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 6
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: 929.1 Bes