1st Steps in Genealogy

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Betterway Books, 1998 - Reference - 154 pages
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Explains how to research your family history, beginning with personal scrapbooks and photo albums, to exploring census data, court and church records, organizing genealogical information as you find it, and more.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Beginning at the Beginning
19
A Place for Everything
30
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Desmond Walls Allen is an acclaimed genealogist who has taught and spoke at genealogical workshops and seminars throughout the nation, including National Genealogical Society (NGS) and Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS). She has served as a trustee of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Allen is the owner of Arkansas Research, a publishing company specializing in Arkansas records.

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