A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors: Special Strategies for Uncovering Hard-To-Find Information About Your Female Lineage

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Betterway Books, 1998 - Reference - 152 pages
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Each ethnic group in America leaves a unique legacy. Distinct historical records, languages and immigration patterns create unique challenges for beginners researching relatives with different origins.

The "Discovering your Ancestors" series provides clear, step-by-step instruction aimed at making this task easier. Each of these books starts by teaching the basics of sound genealogical research, then provides time-saving strategies for researching a particular ethnic group. There are tips on locating records both here and abroad, deciphering original documents, planning a research trip, and putting an ancestor's records in historical context.

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Review: A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors: Special Strategies for Uncovering Hard-To-Find Information about Your Female Lineage

User Review  - Carole - Goodreads

I was very disappointed in this book. I thought it would have strategies for identifying your female ancestors when obvious methods hadn't worked. Most of her case studies began with "find the ... Read full review

Review: A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors: Special Strategies for Uncovering Hard-To-Find Information about Your Female Lineage

User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

What a wonderful and informative book on finding female ancestors. Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION Wills and Probate
3
Family Bibles
12
Sources Created About Women v Other Genealogists Methods
56
Copyright

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Tracing Your Family Roots
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About the author (1998)

Carmack is a Certified Genealogical Record Specialist.

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