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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The responsibility for granting probate on all wills passed from the Church of
England to civil authorities in 1858 . When this happened over 300 ecclesiastical
courts turned their probate functions over to either the Principal Probate Registry
The Illinois General Assembly granted probate jurisdiction to the clerks of the
county commissioners ' court in 1819 . Their duties included issuing letters of
administration for interstate ( without a will ) estates , distributing the estates of ...
Statutory probate law in the United States is a product of state legislation rather
than federal legislation , so the laws relating to wills and estate settlements differ
somewhat from state to state . The action to prove and admit a will is initiated by a
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