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USA USA1 USA Censuses, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1939, 1940 (source FamilySearch)

USA USA2 LDS all databases, Social Security Death Index, NA online public acces, US naturalisation records, Geneanet USA, Ellis Island records 1892-1924, Castle Garden 1830-1912, Google genealogy USA

USA USA3 Texas Birth Index 1903-1997, Texas Death Records 1890-1998, Illinois Statewide Death Index 1916-1950, Nevada Marriage Index 1956-2005, Maine Death Records 1690-1997, California Death Records 1940-1997, California Birth Index 1905-1959, The National Obituary Archive

USA USA4 New Jersey Births and Christenings 1660-1980, New York Naturalization Records Index 1865-1957, New York City Death Records 1891-1936, New York City Grooms Index 1895-1936, New York State Census 1925, New York Marriage index, USA World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, USA World War II Draft Registration Cards 1942

USA USA5 Florida Marriage Index 1927-2001, Ohio County Marriages 1789-1994, Indiana Marriages 1811-1959, Michigan Marriages 1868-1925, Massachusetts Marriages 1841-1915, Pennsylvania County Marriages 1885-1950, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900

USA USA6 Historic Newspapers, The Southern Israelite Archive, Utah Digital Newspapers 1891-1978, The North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project, The California Digital Newspaper Collection, Access Pennsylvania Digital Repository, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1902, New York Times Archives 1851-1980, Chronicling US historic newspapers pages 1836-1922

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Who Do You Think You Are? Encyclopedia of Genealogy

The Definitive Reference Guide to Tracing Your Family History. From the makers of the award-winning BBC series and Dr Nick Barratt, the UK's leading authority on family history, comes the definitive, must-have guide to researching your family's roots and bringing your family history to life. Covering all access levels, from the new beginner to the more experienced researcher, the Encyclopedia of Genealogy is a comprehensive master class in solving the mysteries of your personal heritage. The Encyclopedia is divided into sections, each a fascinating standalone reference article so that you can easily pick and mix the relevant information according to the route your journey through your family history takes you. The Encyclopedia of Genealogy guides you through: * Getting started, including research planning, sources, how to construct a family tree and working online * Going further, combining historical context (from military history to migration and family secrets) with practical advice on sources * Use of DNA such as DNA profiling services * Organisational tools such as designing a website and information about software and community projects. Everything you need to bring alive your family tree

The Family Tree Guidebook to Europe

Your passport to European research! Chart your research course to find your European ancestors with the beginner-friendly, how-to instruction in this book. This one-of-a-kind collection provides invaluable information about more than 35 countries in a single source. Each of the 14 chapters is devoted to a specific country or region of Europe and includes all the essential records and resources for filling in your family tree. Inside you'll find: * Specific online and print resources including 700 websites. * Contact information for more than 100 archives and libraries. * Help finding relevant records. * Traditions and historical events that may affect your family's past. * Historical time lines and maps for each region and country. Tracing your European ancestors can be a challenging voyage. This book will start you on the right path to identifying your roots and following your ancestors' winding journey through history

Finding Your Italian Roots

The Complete Guide for Americans. Second Edition. Whether you choose to conduct your family research by traveling to Italy or by writing to town archives and other repositories of family information, this is the complete guide for you. Finding Italian Roots briefly discloses the resources available here in the United States for climbing your family tree back to your immigrant ancestor, then how you can tap into the wealth of information available in the town halls, archives, churches, and libraries of Italy. The glossary of key Italian terms and the extensive annotated bibliography ensure that any Italian American can rediscover his Italian heritage!

The Family Tree Historical Maps Book - Europe

A Country-by-Country Atlas of European History, 1700s-1900s. Journey to the Old Country From Ireland to Italy, Portugal to Poland, Germany to Greece, and everywhere in between, explore your ancestors' European homelands through more than 200 gorgeous reproductions of 18th-century maps, 19th-century and early 20th-century maps. These full-color period maps--covering the peak years of European immigration to America--will help you understand changing boundaries in ancestral countries, and inform your search for genealogical records. Inside you'll find: * Historical maps of the European continent showing how national borders evolved over three centuries * Detailed country maps illustrating key geographical units--provinces, counties, regions, cities and more * Time lines of important events in each country's history * Lists of administrative divisions by country for easy reference * A complete index to aid in viewing maps of interest in greater detail online This country-by-country atlas is an indispensable tool for European genealogy. Put your ancestral origins in geographical context, unravel the boundary changes that trip up genealogists, and envision the old country as your ancestors knew it. The book is also a valuable reference for teachers, homeschooling parents and anyone with an interest in European history. Time travel across the continent with the Family Tree Historical Maps Book: Europe.

The Family Tree Historical Maps Book : A State-by-State Atlas of US History, 1790-1900

Journey Into the Past! Envision your ancestors' world--as your ancestors knew it--through hundreds of beautiful full-color reproductions of useful eighteenth and nineteenth century maps. The maps illustrate the historical boundaries of each of the U.S. states as they progressed from territories to statehood and show the shifting of county boundaries and names within states over the years. Inside you'll find: Full-color historical maps of the United States from each decade of the nineteenth century. Detailed, full-color historical maps of all 50 U.S. states. Time lines of significant events in each state's history. Charming nineteenth-century panoramic maps of key cities. Special-interest maps, which provide intriguing peeks into American society from average family sizes to taxation per capita to regional industries. This book is perfect for family historians researching their American roots. The maps can help you: put research in geographical context; identify jurisdictions that likely hold your ancestors' records; note the potential locations of "missing" records; track and visualize migrations; and understand the evolution of national, state and county borders. The maps also provide great historical context for students, teachers, homeschooling parents and anyone with an interest in U.S. history. Bring American history to life with this ultimate collection of vintage maps.

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors : The Complete Guide

Genealogical research in Ireland has always depended on records that are more fragmented, localised and difficult to access than anywhere else. The internet is changing that. More and more records are coming online and this book is an indispensable guide to what these records are, where they are, and what they mean. This fourth edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors embraces online research as an essential part of any Irish family history project. Grenham includes detailed guides to Irish online records throughout the book, discussing the idiosyncrasies of the digital versions of sources and outlining research strategies. The sheer scale of digitisation can make it both easier and more confusing to do research, and makes a guide such as this all the more essential. John Grenham's well-established and detailed guide has thorough descriptions of all the relevant sources and county-by-county reference lists - all expanded, updated and indexed to make the book easier to use than ever before

How to Do Everything: Genealogy

Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition uniquely addresses all the different genealogical record types, explaining traditional and digital research strategies. It defines the basic rules of genealogical evidence, explains how to evaluate source materials, and describes proven research methods. This practical guide shows you how to research your family history using the most current websites, social networking sites, record archives, newly released and forthcoming census data, digital records, new frontiers in DNA research, and more. The latest technological tools such as hardware and software are also covered. Featuring global resources from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia in a single volume, this book reveals how to: Organize and create your family tree Research census documents, military service records, and land and property rolls Locate difficult-to-find records Use the most efficient internet search techniques

Finding Your German Ancestors : A Beginner's Guide

Finding Your German Ancestors is a brief but thorough introduction to German research. It presents the most up-to-date sources and resources for successful German research. Many German archives are accessible via the Internet, and Finding Your German Ancestors is the first reference work to include these vital contacts. And because identifying documents is key to German research, it contains sample illustrations of typical German documents, as well as contact sample information for major repositories of German records. With its straightforward approach and easy-to-read style, this book is sure to become a standard reference work for beginning German researchers

German Settlers of Iowa, Third Edition

There is great interest in genealogy today along with an increasing search for family health history. In this third edition, readers will discover a dictionary that chronicles the past centuries including wars, disease, and longevity of life. A historical preface and introduction examine village life in Germany throughout the centuries leading up to the present day. Photographs of people and places enhance the introduction. The genealogical dictionary spans four centuries, following families from their European origins in 17th-century Germany up to the present day. Many German families left Europe to settle the Iowa prairie in the 19th century, and some of their lines can be traced back through as many as thirteen generations. Entries are arranged alphabetically by surname with dates of birth, marriage, death and burial, and place of birth wherever known. Also listed are the names of spouses and children, places of residence and occupations. A full-name index completes this work

The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Unlock the secrets in your DNA. Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide is a one-stop resource for how to use DNA testing for genealogy. Inside, you'll find guidance on what DNA tests are available, plus the methodologies and pros and cons of the three major testing companies and advice on choosing the right test to answer your specific genealogy questions. And once you've taken a DNA test, this guide will demystify the often-overwhelming subject and explain how to interpret DNA test results, including how to understand ethnicity estimates and haplogroup designations, navigate suggested cousin matches, and use third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze your data. To give you a holistic view of genetic testing for ancestry, the book also discusses the ethics and future of genetic genealogy, as well as how adoptees and others who know little about their ancestry can especially benefit from DNA testing.

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