Meet Your Ancestors

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How To Books Ltd, 2003 - Reference - 176 pages
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"Meet Your Ancestors," written by Diane Marelli, provides an introduction to the whole process of discovering your own family history. Topics covered include searching for birth, marriage and death cerificates, census and church records, newspaper archives, and using the Internet.
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The diary of an amateur genealogist - The author's four-year diary takes the reader through the exciting, frustrating and all consuming obsession that is tracing your family history
- Topics covered include searching for Birth, Marriage and Death certificates, Census and Church records, and newspaper archives that hold the secrets to your family history
- Invaluable advice on using the Internet, lateral thinking to solve a mystery, asking for help and storing records

 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
6
Discovering the Census August to December 1998
33
On a roll January to February 1999
47
Back on the case October and November 2000
61
Where are you Maggie? January to October 2001
81
Meet the Pudwines January to April 2002
107
Looking for William May 2002
135
French ancestors June to September 2002
151
Family trees
165
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