Ancestry's Guide to Research: Case Studies in American Genealogy

Ancestry's Guide to Research: Case Studies in American Genealogy

by Johni Cenry, Arlene Eakle

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Overview

A complete and insightful guide for family research - good for the beginning genealogist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780916489014
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/28/1985
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introductionix
Chapter 1.Elements of Genealogical Identification11
Chapter 2.Genealogy Yellow Pages31
Chapter 3.On the Reference Shelf49
Chapter 4.Getting Started61
Chapter 5.Organizing Yourself85
Chapter 6.Sources105
Chapter 7.How Rules Apply to Genealogy115
Chapter 8.Tracing an American Lineage125
Chapter 9.Tracing Ancestors with Common Surnames239
Chapter 10.Ancestry by Occupation257
Chapter 11.Tracing a Lineage Through Burned Records267
Chapter 12.Tracing the Women in Your Family275
Chapter 13.Military Ancestors287
Chapter 14.Colonial Ancestors297
Chapter 15.Ethnic Ancestors323
Chapter 16.Immigrant Ancestors339
Index355

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