Finding Your Roots: How to Trace Your Ancestors at Home and Abroad

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1998 - Reference - 335 pages
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Now more than ever before, discovering your roots is as easy as doing some basic homework, speaking to relatives, and logging on to the Internet. In this completely updated and heavily expanded edition that includes web sites and addresses for organizations and archives that all Americans can use, readers will find:
-- the most reliable databases and archives on the Internet;
-- a wealth of resources for Native-American, Latin-American, Asian-American, African-American, and Jewish family historians;
-- the best CD-ROMs and computer programs for assembling data; and
-- how to follow their roots to Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Finding Your Roots will guide readers along the path of discovery as they learn about their ancestors and create a living document of family history to pass on to future generations.

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Contents

How to Take a Family
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chapter s Finding Your Roots with the Help of
61
Finding Your Roots Through
84
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Westin has pursued a lifelong interest in history, which has helped her research several of her familial lines back to the 1600s and one even to the 13th century kings of Scotland and England.

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