A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors

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Betterway Books, May 10, 2002 - Reference - 192 pages
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Start discovering your Scottish ancestors today!

Turn your research into results with the help of genealogists Linda Jonas and Paul Milner! Their invaluable instructions and problem-solving advice makes tracing your Scottish family history easier and more efficient.

You'll learn how to:Discover who your family was, where they came from, and how they lived.Maximize your research results by using the Internet, visiting local libraries and Family History Centers - even traveling to Scotland.Master the differences between Scottish and U.S. research, including geographic and political terms, names and naming patterns, clans and tartans, religion, record keeping and languages.Use the most important resources for tracing one's Scottish family history. Most of these records are readily available outside of Scotland. Your research opportunities are virtually unlimited.
 

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Contents

EilgllfizeOf Contents At a Introduction
Getting Started
Research Process Guidelines
Uniqueness of Scottish Research
Accessing Internet Resources 5 The Scots Origins Database
Accessing Library and Family History Center Resources 7 Civil Registration
Census
Church Records
Scottish Land and Probate Records
Whats Next?
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