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The everything guide to online genealogy : use the web to trace your roots, share your history, and create a family tree

Author: Kimberly Powell
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, 2014.
Series: Everything series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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Use online tools to discover your family's history! Thanks to the overwhelming number of genealogical records available online today, it's never been easier to trace your family history and find your roots. But where do you begin? With all that information, it can be impossible to know where to start! In The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 3rd Edition, genealogy expert Kimberly Powell guides you through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly Powell
ISBN: 9781440570681 144057068X
OCLC Number: 873118782
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Family Tree Basics --
Plan Your Project --
Collect Information --
Evaluate Your Evidence --
Organize the Search --
Record Your Progress --
Document Your Findings --
Interview Yourself --
Rummage Through the Attic --
Question Your Family Members --
Has It Already Been Done? --
From One Generation to the Next --
Search Engine Basics --
Database Search Strategies --
Get Creative with Names --
Connect with Living Kin --
More Search Tools and Tactics --
Find the Right Tree in the Forest --
Spread the Wealth --
What Is and Is Not Online --
Find Family at FamilySearch --
Explore More Free Databases --
Seek Out Subscription Sites --
Discover History at the National Archives --
Look at the Library of Congress --
Search State Libraries and Archives --
A Good Place to Begin --
Search for Obituaries --
Social Security Death Index --
Death Certificates and Online Indexes --
Visit Virtual Cemeteries and Funeral Homes --
Put It Into Practice. Contents note continued: The U.S. Federal Census --
Access Census Images and Indexes Online --
Census Research Tips and Caveats --
Follow Census Clues to New Records --
Special and State Censuses --
Utilize Census Alternatives --
Put It Into Practice --
Marriage and Divorce Records --
Birth and Baptismal Records --
Unearth Wills and Estate Records --
Chase Down Court Records --
Identify Adoptions and Orphans --
Maps and Geography --
Land and Property Records --
Historical Newspapers --
Libraries and Societies --
Churches and Schools --
Find Clues to Military Service --
Compiled Military Service Records --
Pensions and Bounty Land Warrants --
Discover Revolutionary and Civil War Ancestors --
Research Twentieth-Century Conflicts --
Bone Up on Military History --
Find the Birthplace of Your Immigrant Ancestor --
Plunge Into Passenger Lists --
Naturalization Records --
Ethnic Research --
Put It Into Practice --
Make the Most of Boards and Lists --
Ferret Out Family Trees. Contents note continued: Ask the Right Way --
Share Your Research --
Take a Class --
Connect with the Pros --
Books, Magazines, and Blogs --
Occupational Records --
Membership Organizations --
Photos and Postcards --
DNA and Genetic Genealogy --
A Nation of Immigrants --
Canada --
Mexico, Central America, and South America --
British Isles --
The Rest of Europe --
Australia and New Zealand --
Asia and Africa --
Evaluate What You've Found --
Protect Your Family History from Disaster --
Publish Your Family History --
Dos and Don'ts of Online Genealogy --
See It in Action.
Series Title: Everything series
Other Titles: Online genealogy
Responsibility: Kimberly Powell.

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Packed with tips on using free databases, new websites, and a growing number of genealogy apps, The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 3rd Edition has everything you need to scour the Internet and  Read more...

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