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Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques

Author : George G. Morgan
ISBN : 9780071816519
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Break through brick walls in your genealogical research Learn how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques shows you, step by step, how to uncover elusive details by taking advantage of specialized tools and software programs and using proven best practices for breaking through the brick walls that have hindered your progress. You’ll get professional advice on formulating a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful track of your data, analyzing the evidence, and developing hypotheses. Real-world case studies demonstrate how you can apply the systematic procedures presented in this practical guide to your own research--and achieve success! Examine the brick wall in detail to find potential weak spots that can be exploited into a breakthrough Use brute force techniques that leave no stone unturned Obtain exact copies of original records rather than derivative sources Research the family, associates, and neighbors (FANs) of your brick wall ancestor Consult with your family, friends, and colleagues to get a fresh perspective on your research Use crowdsourcing--genealogy societies, online forums, social media, blogs, wikis, and podcasts Apply technological solutions, including DNA testing and specialized genealogical software Get tips on hiring a professional genealogical researcher with the appropriate credentials and references Revisit your brick wall problem after honing your research skills Review your evidence, develop a research strategy, and keep a meticulous research log


Author : Helen Osborn
ISBN : 0709091974
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Osborn provides advice and inspiration on methods and problem-solving for amateur family historians. She examines the various themes that affect the success or failure of all genealogy research, and provides an overview of common challenges that genealogists encounter.

The Family Tree Problem Solver

Author : Marsha Hoffman Rising
ISBN : 1440311951
Genre : Reference
File Size : 74. 29 MB
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Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek. Inside you'll find: Ideas on how to find vital records before civil registration Tips for finding ''missing'' ancestors on censuses Instructions for investigating collateral kin to further your pedigree A look at advanced court records and how they can help you find answers Work-arounds for lost or destroyed records Techniques for correctly identifying and researching ancestors with common names “li>Methods for finding ancestors who lived before 1850 Case studies that show how to apply the author’s advice to real-life research roadblocks Strategies for analyzing your problem and creating a successful research plan This revised edition also includes new information about online research techniques and a look at the role of DNA research. Plus you'll find a glossary of genealogy terms and more than a dozen templates for charts and logs to help you organize and record your research. Let The Family Tree Problem Solver help you find the answers you need today.

Guide To Reference In Genealogy And Biography

Author : Mary K. Mannix
ISBN : 9780838912942
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.

Organize Your Genealogy

Author : Drew Smith
ISBN : 9781440345036
Genre : Reference
File Size : 43. 94 MB
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Get Your Research in Order! Stop struggling to manage all your genealogy facts, files, and data--make a plan of attack to maximize your progress. "Organize Your Genealogy" will show you how to use tried-and-true methods and the latest tech tools and genealogy software to organize your research plan, workspace, and family-history finds. In this book, you'll learn how to organize your time and resources, including how to set goals and objectives, determine workable research questions, sort paper and digital documents, keep track of physical and online correspondence, prepare for a research trip, and follow a skill-building plan. With this comprehensive guide, you'll make the most of your research time and energy and put yourself on a road to genealogy success."Organize Your Genealogy" features: Secrets to developing organized habits that will maximize your research time and progressHints for setting up the right physical and online workspacesProven, useful systems for organizing paper and electronic documentsTips for managing genealogy projects and goalsThe best tools for organizing every aspect of your ancestry researchEasy-to-use checklists and worksheets to apply the book's strategiesWhether you're a newbie seeking best practices to get started or a seasoned researcher looking for new and better ways of getting organized, this guide will help you manage every facet of your ancestry research.

Ancestry Magazine

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Ancestry magazine focuses on genealogy for today’s family historian, with tips for using, advice from family history experts, and success stories from genealogists across the globe. Regular features include “Found!” by Megan Smolenyak, reader-submitted heritage recipes, Howard Wolinsky’s tech-driven “NextGen,” feature articles, a timeline, how-to tips for Family Tree Maker, and insider insight to new tools and records at Ancestry magazine is published 6 times yearly by Ancestry Inc., parent company of

The Troubleshooter S Guide To Do It Yourself Genealogy

Author : W. Daniel Quillen
ISBN : 1593601417
Genre : Reference
File Size : 79. 1 MB
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A follow-up to Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors introduces more advanced methods of researching one's genealogy, in a reference that shares new websites and explains investigative techniques for overcoming common obstacles. Original.

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