The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy: Advanced Techniques for Overcoming Obstacles, Removing Roadblocks, and Unlocking Your Family History!

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Cold Spring Press, May 18, 2010 - Reference - 240 pages
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Genealogist/author W.D. Quilen picks up where he left off in Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors. He shows do-it yourself genealogists who have progressed past his beginning steps exactly how to find their ancestors with more advanced methods of researching those hard-to-find ancestors. Quillen tells readers how to overcome those difficult roadblocks that frequently crop up. Investigative techniques, research insights and new websites are highlighted to assit with more advanced genealogical research. Areas covered include:

--in depth census research

--mortality schedules

--extensive section on militaary records

--US region-by-region research assistance

--global research tips

--engaging a professional genealogist

 

QUOTE FROM SECRETS OF TRACING YOUR ANCESTORS: "Shows those new to the hobby how to begin, while showing seasoned family historians some new tricks...passion and a touch of humor-." Family Chronicle Magazine.

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About the author (2010)

For the past 25 years, W. Daniel Quillen has been a professional writer specializing in travel and technical subjects. He teaches beginning genealogy courses to university students and working adults, and is a frequent lecturer in genealogy classes taught in the greater Denver area.

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