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Discover Your Family History Online: A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting Your Genealogy Search

Authors: Hendrickson, Nancy
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: REF020000, FAM038000, REF013000
ISBN: 9781440318542, Related ISBNs: 1440318549, 9781440318542
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Your Guide to Online Genealogy

The internet has made millions of records available to search any time, anywhere. Start finding your ancestors with just a few strokes of a keyboard using the detailed instruction in this book. Inside you'll find:

   • An overview of where and how to start your family history research
   • Detailed descriptions of the best online databases for family historians
   • Hundreds of helpful websites to further your research
   • Step-by-step search instructions to help you find exactly what you're looking for
   • Chapters dedicated to finding specific records, including birth, marriage and death; census; military; land; and immigration
   • Case studies that apply key concepts to real-life searches
   • Ideas for connecting with fellow researchers and distant relatives through social media, blogging and newsletters
   • Special resources for researching American Indian, African-American and Jewish ancestors
   • Plus access to bonus online video demonstrations


If you're curious about who's hanging out in your family tree, there's never been a better time to find out. Get this book, get online and get started today!

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