Family History for the Clueless
This book provides gentle and informative instructions for starting and enjoying the search for your ancestors. This indispensable volume will guide you step-by-step through getting organized, gathering existing records, digging into the finer points of family history research, utilizing your computer's resources, and submitting your ancestors' names to the temple. Each chapter contains personal experiences and success stories from the authors, giving this how-to book an enthusiastic and encouraging heart. You will learn about: FamilySearch and TempleReady; census records and Soundex codes; land records, military records, and cemeteries; how to plan family reunions; addresses to Internet sites, family history libraries, and LDS temples. Whether you are brushing up on an old family line or starting from scratch, remember--behind every scribbled name, faded date, and dusty photograph is a memorable and personal story of an ancestor just waiting to be discovered. So jump in! Find your folks, find your friends, find yourself in family history.
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