A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research: Resources Alphabetically by Type and Location
Genealogists can sometimes require obscure resources when in search of information about ancestors. Tracking down records to complete a family tree can become laborious when the researcher doesn't know where to begin looking. Many of the best resources are maintained regionally or even locally, and aren’t widely known. This reference work serves as a guide to both beginning and experienced genealogy researchers. The sourcebook is easily accessible and usable, featuring approximately 270 entries on all aspects of genealogical research and family history compilation. The entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced so any researcher can quickly find the information he or she is seeking. Each state and each of the provinces of Canada has its own entry; other countries are listed under appropriate headings. The author also provides more than 700 addresses from all over the world so that the genealogist or general researcher may contact any one of these organizations to obtain specific information about particular births, deaths, marriages, or other life events in order to complete a family tree.
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Historians generally tend to divide the periods in which the more than 50 million
immigrants have arrived into six major groups . These are : First , the colonial
period ( late 1500s to 1776 ) in which the primary groups arriving were African ...
... period of service , residence , birthplace , date of birth or age , and , if the claim
was based on need , a listing of property owned . For widows and heirs such
applications additionally include marriage dates and places and a veteran ' s
Some genealogists of New Mexico ' s colonial period ( 1598 – 1821 ) have
focused on the people who settled and resided in the province during this
Spanish period . To find such information they have used unpublished and
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Stockwell (History of Information Storage and Retrieval ) here offers a collection of genealogy-related definitions and discussions, with subjects ranging from Ecuadorian genealogy to name ... Read full review