How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition

How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition

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Written by a renowned genealogy expert, this fully updated bestseller shows you how to use both traditional and online genealogy research methods. Thoroughly revised for the latest tools and techniques, How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition uniquely addresses all the different genealogical record types, explaining traditional and digital research strategies. It defines the basic rules of genealogical evidence, explains how to evaluate source materials, and describes proven research methods. This practical guide shows you how to research your family history using the most current websites, social networking sites, record archives, newly released and forthcoming census data, digital records, new frontiers in DNA research, and more. The latest technological tools such as hardware and software are also covered. Featuring global resources from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia in a single volume, this book reveals how to: Organize and create your family tree Research census documents, military service records, and land and property rolls Locate difficult-to-find records Use the most efficient internet search techniques Plan a successful genealogy research trip Evaluate sources for authenticity Research and verify ancestors using genetic genealogy (DNA) Get past brick walls and dead ends in your research Use social networking sites and collaboration techniquesAs you read the title of this section, you probably are thinking, a€œHow can there be more than one format of a family tree?a€ Actually, there ... The standard format shown in Figure 4-10 presents a vertical, linear view of two generations. The doubleanbsp;...

Title:How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition
Author:George G. Morgan
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2015-02-06


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