In Search of Our Ancestors: 101 Inspiring Stories of Serendipity and Connection in Rediscovering Our Family History

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Adams Media Corporation, 2000 - Reference - 241 pages
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In this companion to a new PBS series beginning in April, "In Search of Our Ancestors" features over 100 true stories of the amazing luck, unexpected kindnesses, and unusual serendipity encountered by researchers as they track down their family's records.

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User Review  - Jackie Day - Goodreads

Very inspiring but after a while all the stories ran together because they were so similar. Read full review

Contents

Connecting with Kin
35
If at First You Dont Succeed
75
The Kindness of Strangers
131
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About the author (2000)

Megan Smolenyak has been an avid genealogist for more than three decades and is an expert at family history research. The lead researcher for the PBS A"ncestors" series, she is a contributing editor for "Heritage Quest" and the author of "Honoring Our Ancestors, In Search of Our Ancestors, "and "They Came to America," She currently resides in Williamsburg, VA.
Ann Turner was hooked on genealogy when she learned that her parents' ancestors had arrived in the United States on the same ship yet went their separate ways until her parents met 300 years later. She works at home, writing computer software and composing messages for the popular "Genealogy-DNA" mailing list. She currently resides in Menlo Park, California.

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