Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors
Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors is an easy-to-read guide to beginning genealogy. Quillen teaches the basics of getting started and guides readers through the tricks and techniques of professional genealogists. The book is filled with real-life examples. Readers are pointed to the most current web sites and government records where information can be gleaned. Often-overlooked resources - such as military records - are identified and instructions for procuring and using them are included. Readers will also be treated to detailed suggestions on how to write an effective and interesting life history that will be treasured by the budding genealogist's descendants.
This second edition has expanded and revised sections in Internet research, including new techniques and web sites; ethnic research; the latest information available on census access and availability; and more ideas on how to do your own Life History.
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Review: Secrets of Tracing Your AncestorsUser Review - Melissa Frye - Goodreads
A great resource for genealogists. I found some fantastic tips for organization as well as research. Read full review
Review: Secrets of Tracing Your AncestorsUser Review - Jeanette - Goodreads
This is rather average as far as genealogy how-to books go. The best parts are the checklists and additional resources at the end of each chapter. Probably a decent guide for beginners but I think there are better ones out there. Read full review
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