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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They are titled Guide to Public Vital Statistics Records in Florida , and Guide to
Supplementary Vital Statistics from Church Records in Florida : Preliminary
Edition . The latter is in two volumes , the first covering Alachua County and the
From 1914 to 1940 the Bureau of Vital Statistics maintained one series of mar -
riage certificates for the counties and another series for the city of Baltimore . ...
Also in 1951 , the bureau was given its current name , the Division of Vital
Records of births , marriages , and deaths are available from the Vital Statistics
Division of the Newfoundland Department of Health at St . John ' s . These vital
statistics consist mainly of transcripts of the baptism and marriage records of ...
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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