101 Brick Wall Busters

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Family Tree Books, Apr 27, 2010 - Reference - 144 pages
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Break through your brick walls! Your family history research is humming along just fine — you've discovered a trove of old letters here, a census and a birth certificate there. Then something genealogists call a brick wall stops you cold: You can't find the record you need. Your great-grandmother's maiden name eludes you. You don't know where your immigrant ancestor was born. Now you can meet those obstacles with the advice in 101 Brick Wall Busters: Solutions to Overcome Your Genealogical Challenges. This compilation of Family Tree Magazine experts' answers to readers' toughest questions offers solutions for beginning and veteran genealogists. You'll learn strategies and discover new resources for tracing missing ancestors, finding the right records, researching in the old country and more. And you can use our exclusive Records Checklist and Brick Wall Worksheet to formulate your plan of attack. 101 Brick Wall Busters is your secret weapon for getting over, around, under and through obstacles in your family history search. Includes Brick Wall Busters on: Research Strategies Pinpointing Places Unpuzzling Names Organizing Your Research Online Genealogy Burned Records Occupations Kinship Finding Women Genetic Genealogy International Research Computerless Research Records Birth, Marriage and Death Cemetery Census City Directories Immigration Military Newspapers Organizations, Institutions and Occupations Tax Wills Ethnic Heritage ... and more!
 

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3 main chapters with several sub sections. Other sections for contributors, 2 appendixes ~one for Record Checklist, another for the worksheet to get through the brickwalls. Also the Index. Read full review

Contents

Research Strategies
5
Records
45
Ethnic Heritage
91
Contributors
128
Records Checklist
132
Brick Wall Worksheet
134
Index
136
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