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Family History for Beginners

By Karen Foy

9780752458380

ISBN: 9780752458380

Published: 01-02-2011


Family History for Beginners

By Karen Foy

ISBN: 9780752458380

Published: 01-02-2011

About This Book

Dabbling in family history is a pastime anyone of any age can enjoy, but the massive proliferation of websites, magazines and books in recent years can baffle the would-be genealogist to a standstill. This is an ideal introduction to the tools and processes of researching your past. It will teach you how to get the most information from living relatives, how to negotiate the vast quantities of census data with ease, and the best way to store, catalogue and present the information you discover. Family History for Beginners will also help you take your research to the next level, beyond the simple facts of birth, marriage and death, with chapters on occupation, emigration and military service.

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