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How to Do Everything Genealogy (How to Do Everything)

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Publisher Comments:

Trace your family tree and discover your roots

Fully updated and revised, this bestselling genealogy guide helps you tap into the wealth of global ancestry records and offers proven strategies for both traditional and electronic research. How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Second Edition explores basic rules of genealogical evidence, evaluation of source materials, research methods, and successful techniques for web-based research. You'll get new information on DNA-based records, social networking sites, blogs, podcasts, the latest hardware and software, and much more.

  • Set up and organize your family tree
  • Place your ancestors into context and locate essential records of their lives
  • Trace census, immigration, church, cemetery, military, and property records in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
  • Locate and access document repositories, such as libraries and archives and their online catalogs
  • Conduct effective Internet research
  • Get past brick walls and dead ends in your research
  • Research and verify your ancestors using genetic genealogy (DNA)
  • Plan a very successful research trip
  • Determine the best technology for your research, including portable devices and databases
  • Share your findings with family members and collaborate with other researchers

Synopsis:

An all-new edition of the bestselling guide to tapping the wealth of global digital ancestry records online and in print

Fully updated and revised, this is the only beginning genealogy book to address the different available record types along with both traditional and electronic research strategies in a comprehensive way. How to Do Everything: Genealogy explores basic rules of genealogical evidence, evaluation of source materials, research methods, and includes extensive guidance on Web-based research.

New chapters cover: DNA-based records; using social networking sites to connect with family; and how blogs, podcasts, and videocasts can be effectively used by genealogists. The book has been updated to reflect: new and updated websites; improved strategies for locating, accessing, evaluating, and applying data; and the latest technological details-hardware, software, and other tools.

About the Author

George G. Morgan is the president of Aha! Seminars, Inc., which provides training for libraries and genealogical societies. He is the author of six books and hundreds of articles on genealogy.

Table of Contents

Part I: Begin Your Family History Odyssey

Chapter 1. Why Explore Your Genealogy?

Chapter 2. Balance Traditional and Electronic Research

Chapter 3. Organize and Create Your Family Tree

Chapter 4. Place Your Ancestors into Context and Locate Vital Records

Chapter 5. Use Census Schedules and Records to Locate Your Ancestors

Chapter 6. Extend Your Research with Advanced Record Types

Chapter 7. Use the Many Types of Military Service Records

Chapter 8. Understand and Use Land and Property Records

Chapter 9. Locate and Use Immigration and Naturalization Records

Part II: Research Methods and Strategies

Chapter 10. Discover Where to Locate Documents About Your Family

Chapter 11. Learn How to Successfully Research Your Ancestors on the Internet

Chapter 12. Research and Verify Your Ancestors Using Genetic Genealogy (DNA)

Chapter 13. Follow Alternative Research Paths to Locate Difficult Records

Chapter 14. Plan a Very Successful Genealogical Research Trip

Chapter 15. Harness Technology for Your Genealogical Research

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071625340
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
General
Author:
Morgan George
Author:
Morgan, George
Author:
Morgan, George G.
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
United States Genealogy.
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Genealogy, Family Tree, family history, book, guide, how to, Ancestors, Locate Records, Census Schedules, Military Records, Land Records, Property Records, Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization Records, Research Trip, Genetic Genealogy, DNA records,
Subject:
Genealogy, Family Tree, family history, book, guide, how to, Ancestors, Locate Records, Census Schedules, Military Records, Land Records, Property Records, Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization Records, Research Trip, Genetic Genealogy, DNA records,
Subject:
Genealogy, Family Tree, family history, book, guide, how to, Ancestors, Locate Records, Census Schedules, Military Records, Land Records, Property Records, Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization Records, Research Trip, Genetic Genealogy, DNA records,
Subject:
Genealogy, Family Tree, family history, book, guide, how to, Ancestors, Locate Records, Census Schedules, Military Records, Land Records, Property Records, Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization Records, Research Trip, Genetic Genealogy, DNA records,
Subject:
REFERENCE / Genealogy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Updated
Series:
How to Do Everything
Publication Date:
May 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
442
Dimensions:
9.00x7.30x1.00 in. 1.70 lbs.

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Product details 442 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780071625340 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An all-new edition of the bestselling guide to tapping the wealth of global digital ancestry records online and in print

Fully updated and revised, this is the only beginning genealogy book to address the different available record types along with both traditional and electronic research strategies in a comprehensive way. How to Do Everything: Genealogy explores basic rules of genealogical evidence, evaluation of source materials, research methods, and includes extensive guidance on Web-based research.

New chapters cover: DNA-based records; using social networking sites to connect with family; and how blogs, podcasts, and videocasts can be effectively used by genealogists. The book has been updated to reflect: new and updated websites; improved strategies for locating, accessing, evaluating, and applying data; and the latest technological details-hardware, software, and other tools.

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