Expanded, Updated and Revised
Emily Anne Croom
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How many of your great-grandparents can you name?
If you begin your family history research with this question, you can start getting answers today with this bestselling book.
This acclaimed guide to family history research provides all the tools you need to begin your family research. From a step-by-step discussion of the records used in genealogical research to the investigation of family legends, this book shines a light on all facets of family history research.
Throughout the book you'll find
Besides gathering names and dates, family history researchers want to learn how their ancestors lived and how they fit into the world around them. Therefore, focusing on the family as a primary source of information, the book provides suggestions for interviewing relatives and explains how to interpret and understand oral records, keepsakes, and family papers. It also introduces you to research methods and to the entire mass of public records used in identifying your ancestors.
Unpuzzling Your Past is great for both individual and classroom use. It is intended for beginning genealogists with little or no prior research or family history experience and thus addresses the needs and potential questions of those beginners. This updated and revised 4th edition includes expanded information on public records, useful Internet addresses, and a chapter-length case study of a search to identify female ancestors.
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