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 data was eventually recorded in two massive Latin volumes that are still
preserved in the Public Records Office in London . The legati were required to
ask of the town and county representatives a specific set of questions that
1988 ) ; and the Genealogical Periodical Annual Index , volumes 1 - 4 ( 1962 –
1965 ) , edited by Ellen Stanley Rogers , volumes 5 - 8 ( 1966 - 1969 ) , edited by
George Ely Russell , volumes 9 - 12 ( not yet published ) and volumes 13 – 30 ...
Among them is a special collection of early documents that have been bound into
328 volumes , known as the Felt Collection . These volumes describe the
development of the Massachusetts Bay government and settlement of its lands ...
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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