Tracing Your Ancestors: BEGINNER’S GUIDE; 2014; 8.5x11; saddle-stapled; 82 pp; Item #: MM019
This book is also available in PDF format.
- 10 First Steps to Researching Your Ancestors!
- A Dozen Websites You Should Know!
- Create a Timeline!
- Vital Records: Why You Should Seek Them!
- Census Records &How to Use Them
- Who’s In Those Family photos?
- Planting Your Family Tree Online!
- Storytelling & Interview Tips
- Finding Family in Online Newspapers
- Genealogy Software Overview, andMore!
- 10 First Steps; Lisa A. Alzo describes the first steps you should take when starting to research your genealogy
- Create A Research Plan & Log; Lisa A. Alzo explains why planning your research strategy and logging your work are crucial to success
- A Dozen Websites Every Genealogist Should Know About; Lisa A. Alzo looks at 12 websites you should bookmark for your research resources
- Plant Your Family Tree Online; Tony Bandy explores some options for growing your family tree online
- Birth, Marriage And Death Certificates; George G. Morgan looks at the important vital records you will encounter in your family history research
- Getting Started With Genealogy Software: An Overview ; Tony Bandy offers some advice on what to look for in a genealogy software program
- Beyond The Internet; Lisa A. Alzo offers advice about what to do when you’ve exhausted all of the available resources online for your ancestors
- Tracking Your Ancestors With Timelines; Lisa A. Alzo shares how placing your ancestor’s life on a timeline makes it easy to follow at a glance
- Making The Most Of Myheritage.Com; Lisa A. Alzo discusses three ways to make the most of MyHeritage.com to find your elusive ancestors
- Using Census Records; Lisa A. Alzo shows you how to begin researching your family in the US Census
- Finding Your Ancestors In The Newspaper; Gena Philibert-Ortega looks at the Who, What, When, Where and How of searching for your ancestors in the “papers”
- Getting Started With Familysearch; Lisa A. Alzo offers ten tips for navigating this records-rich website
- Five Tips For Interviewing Your Relatives; Lisa A. Alzo offers tips and tricks to get your family members talking
- Photos And Your Family History; Maureen Taylor explains how old photographs can assist you in your family history research
- The Genealogy Proof Standard; George G. Morgan explains the importance of evaluating and documenting your evidence
- 10 Tips For Crafting A Compelling Family History Narrative; Lisa A. Alzo offers advice on how to write a “can’t put down” family history