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How to Do Everything Genealogy

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How to Do Everything Genealogy

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Unearth your family's past by mining the global wealth of digital and print ancestry records In How to Do Everything Genealogy, award-winning researcher and genealogy writer George G. Morgan shows how...More
Unearth your family's past by mining the global wealth of digital and print ancestry records In How to Do Everything Genealogy, award-winning researcher and genealogy writer George G. Morgan shows how...More
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  • Unearth your family's past by mining the global wealth of digital and print ancestry records

    In How to Do Everything Genealogy, award-winning researcher and genealogy writer George G. Morgan shows how to start and continue your family history research using traditional records and techniques, as well as the full array of online databases, digitized records, social networks, and other tools. Learn how to organize and create your family tree; find documents about your family; research census documents, military service records, and land and property rolls; plan a successful genealogy research trip; evaluate sources; and other vital skills to help you uncover and illuminate your family's story.

  • Structure an effective research strategy
  • Locate and access genealogy resources for U.S., Canadian, UK and Ireland, and Australian research
  • See illustrations of scores of sample documents
  • Get past brick walls and dead ends in your research
  • Place your ancestors in geographical and historical context
  • Access libraries, archives, and other repositories online
  • Learn the most efficient Internet search techniques
  • Research and verify ancestors using genetic genealogy (DNA)
  • Use social networking sites and collaboration techniques
  • Discover and use alternative research paths to locate difficult-to-find records
  • Learn to integrate your research by reviewing a real case study

About the Author-
  • George G. Morgan is author of ten books, including The Official Guide to Ancestry.com, as well as articles for major genealogical publications worldwide. He is cohost (with Drew Smith) of "The Genealogy Guys Podcast" at genealogyguys.com. A recipient of numerous awards, including the Certificate of Merit from the Federation of Genealogical Societies, George has been working on his own family's genealogy since he was ten years old.

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  • PART I: BEGIN YOUR FAMILY HISTORY ODYSSEY

    Chapter 1: Why Explore Your Genealogy

    Chapter 2: Organize and Create Your Family Tree

    Chapter 3: Balance Traditional and Electronic Research

    Chapter 4: Social Networking's Value for Genealogy Research

    Chapter 5: Place Your Ancestors into Context and Locate Vital Records

    Chapter 6: Use Census Schedules and Records to Locate Your Ancestors

    PART II: EXPAND YOUR RESEARCH

    Chapter 7: Extend Your Research with Advanced Record Types

    Chapter 8: Locate Use the Wide Variety of Military Records

    Chapter 9: Understand and Use Land and Property Records

    Chapter 10: Locate and Use Immigration and Naturalization Records

    Chapter 11: Discover Where to Locate Documents about Your Family

    PART III: LEARN RESEARCH METHODS AND STRATEGIES

    Chapter 12: Learn the Tricks of Successful Internet Searches

    Chapter 13: Research and Verify Your Ancestors Using Genetic Genealogy (DNA)

    Chapter 14: – Follow Alternative Paths to Locate Different Records

    Case Study: A Case Study Using Traditional and Electronic Resources and Methods

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