The Sleuth Book for Genealogists: Strategies for More Successful Family History Research (Google eBook)
"What can you do in your genealogical research when you hit the proverbial brick wall? Try gleaning advice from literary sleuths such as Miss Marple, Sherlock Holmes, and Hercule Poirot. That's what expert genealogist Emily Croom helps you do in The Sleuth Book for Genealogists. You'll be able to improve your research with tips from these and other fictional detectives using some of their time-honored insights"--Cover, p. 4.
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I have to confess that I didn't read every word, in fact I skimmed a large portion of this book. However, I found the author's style to be engaging. The case studies were very nicely presented and ... Read full review
Finding the Parent Generation The Search for Isaac Heldreths Parents
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