Publication Date: 11/09/2009 ISBN: 9780470745359 Category:

Researching Your Family History Online For Dummies

Nick Barratt, Sarah Newbery, Jenny Thomas, Matthew L. Helm, April Leigh Helm

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication Date: 11/09/2009 ISBN: 9780470745359 Category:
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Navigate your way through your family’s past

Interested in family history? Keen to discover who your ancestors really were? Want to find out more from the comfort of your own home? If so, this book is for you. Walking you through the process of researching, organising and presenting your family tree online, this expert guide makes it simple. So what are you waiting for? Get plugged in and start tracking down your ancestors today!

Lay the groundwork – take the first steps on your genealogical journey and start searching for evidence
Find out about your ancestors – discover who your predecessors were and where they came from
Get to grips with research tools – find the best online and offline archives and dig deeper into your family’s past
Present your results effectively – compile your findings into a family tree and create a place to host your material online

Praise for the 1st Edition of this book: ‘Easy to read yet filled with facts and information, this is a solid reference guide with everything for the beginner – and perhaps something for the more experienced too.’
– Family History Monthly

‘There is a lot of good advice in this book for those starting out.’
– Ancestors

Open the book and find:

What clues you can get from photos, letters, diaries and your relatives
The best genealogy websites in the UK and around the world
How to get the most out of archives and documents
Techniques for creating family history charts on your computer
The advantages of coordinating your hunt with other researchers
Ways to share research online
Tips and tricks for building a family history web page

Publisher Review

'...brilliant resource for researchers, packed with useful information...a quick-and-easy reference guide.' (Family History Monthly, April 2010).

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