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A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors

Authors: Jonas, Linda
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: REF015000, FAM038000, REF013000
ISBN: 9781440324314, Related ISBNs: 144032431X, 1558705996, 9781440324314, 9781558705999
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Start discovering your Scottish ancestors today!

Turn your research into results with the help of genealogists Linda Jonas and Paul Milner! Their invaluable instructions and problem-solving advice makes tracing your Scottish family history easier and more efficient.You'll learn how to:

   • Discover who your family was, where they came from, and how they lived.
   • Maximize your research results by using the Internet, visiting local libraries and Family History Centers - even traveling to Scotland.
   • Master the differences between Scottish and U.S. research, including geographic and political terms, names and naming patterns, clans and tartans, religion, record keeping and languages.
   • Use the most important resources for tracing one's Scottish family history. Most of these records are readily available outside of Scotland. Your research opportunities are virtually unlimited.
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