Discover facts about your ancestors in unexpected places--some right under your nose!
Now, anyone wanting quick, easy-to-access information about how to find their ancestors will be immediately pointed in the right direction. In Hidden Sources, first-time, part-time, and even full-time researchers will find many little-known sources that may contain information about their ancestors' lives.
Rather than lengthy descriptions of records, readers will discover short explanations that help them determine immediately whether or not a given record contains the information they need.
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Handy Book for Genealogists
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gives county maps for every state and tells when each county was formed.
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The Genealogist's Question & Answer Book: Solutions And Advice For Maximizing Your Research Results by professional genealogist Marcia Yannizze Melnyk offers the reader a solid wealth of practical "how-to" advice and inspiration useful to genealogists at all experience levels ranging from the novice amateur to highly skilled and experienced. Individual chapters address how to extract desired information from numerous types of records, including records of census, churches, the military, cemeteries, taxes, city directories, the Internet and much more