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The complete idiot's guide to genealogy

3rd ed.

Published by Alpha in New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

The next best thing to a personal genealogist, this guide gives you all the knowledge to trace your heritage, and sort through the vast amount of information online, in family scrapbooks, in libraries, and at courthouses.

Table of Contents

Who are you? Why genealogy? ; Start with Mom and Dad ; You're hooked
now what? ; Keeping track of what you find
Finding the trail. The Internet: online any time ; Kissin' kin: how to find them ; A rose by any other name ; Getting the most from libraries ; Your family's hometown
Following the trail. Have you done your homework? ; Making sense of the census ; Researching African American families ; Corresponding effectively
In your ancestors' footsteps. A little traveling music, please ; Courthouses: gateway to the past ; A picnic in the cemetery ; More than news in the newspaper ; Did great-grandpa carry a rifle?
Making sense of it all. Order out of chaos ; Keeping records right ; Gaining historical perspective ; Resolving discrepancies
Expanding your horizon. Spending your money wisely ; After the basics
what?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-377) and index.

Series
COMPLETE IDIOT'S guides
Other Titles
Complete idiot's guide, Genealogy

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
929.1072/073
Library of Congress
CS16 .R66 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxii, 410 pages :
Number of pages
410

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26282393M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781615641567
ISBN 10
1615641564
ISBN 13
9781615641567
LC Control Number
2011936774
OCLC/WorldCat
777972044
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