skip to content
Unpuzzling your past : the best-selling basic guide to genealogy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Unpuzzling your past : the best-selling basic guide to genealogy

Author: Emily Anne Croom
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Describes methods for conducting genealogical research and explains how to trace the history of a family through the use of living sources and public records.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Anne Croom
ISBN: 1558705562 9781558705562
OCLC Number: 46602766
Description: 278 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1 In the Beginning 3 --
2 Charting Your Course 10 --
3 Strategies for Winning in Genealogy 23 --
4 What's in a Name? 35 --
5 Begin Solving the Puzzle With Interviews 45 --
6 Hand-Me-Downs: Family Traditions 55 --
7 Life History: Beginning to End 60 --
8 History as the Family Lived It 68 --
9 Family Sources and Beyond 76 --
10 Beyond the Family: Federal Census Records 91 --
11 Beyond the Family: County and State Sources 108 --
12 Beyond the Family: Local Sources 128 --
13 Beyond the Family: Additional Federal Sources 146 --
14 Where Do I Look for That? 172 --
15 What's in a Date? 189 --
16 Read It Right: Handwriting of the Past 196 --
17 Fitting the Pieces Together: A Case Study 206 --
18 Sharing Your Family History 227 --
Appendix A Glossary and Relationship Chart 231 --
Appendix B National Archives and Regional Branches 240 --
Appendix C Federal Census, 1790-1930 243 --
Appendix D Blank Forms 246.
Responsibility: Emily Anne Croom.

Abstract:

Describes methods for conducting genealogical research and explains how to trace the history of a family through the use of living sources and public records.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

For Every Beginning Family Historian

by russpollitt (WorldCat user published 2013-07-23) Very Good Permalink

Unpuzzling Your Past is a quick read for anyone beginning their family history.  I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to begin their family history.  

  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (3)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46602766>
library:oclcnum"46602766"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/46602766>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"4th ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2001"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2001"
schema:description"Describes methods for conducting genealogical research and explains how to trace the history of a family through the use of living sources and public records."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837069219>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Unpuzzling your past : the best-selling basic guide to genealogy"@en
schema:numberOfPages"278"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.