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The Resource Tracing your ancestry : a step-by-step guide to researching your family history, F. Wilbur Helmbold ; [editor, Karen Phillips ; photos. Gerald Crawford]

Tracing your ancestry : a step-by-step guide to researching your family history, F. Wilbur Helmbold ; [editor, Karen Phillips ; photos. Gerald Crawford]

Label
Tracing your ancestry : a step-by-step guide to researching your family history
Title
Tracing your ancestry
Title remainder
a step-by-step guide to researching your family history
Statement of responsibility
F. Wilbur Helmbold ; [editor, Karen Phillips ; photos. Gerald Crawford]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains procedures for searching birth and marriage certificates, wills, land records, maps, tax records, newspaper obituaries, church and cemetary records, old letters, and diaries
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
929/.1/072073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CS47.H44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Label
Tracing your ancestry : a step-by-step guide to researching your family history, F. Wilbur Helmbold ; [editor, Karen Phillips ; photos. Gerald Crawford]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A family history can be fun -- Making your record -- Pictures, letters, and traditions tell the story, too -- Records of the people and where to find them -- Pitfalls oddities of family research -- The library as a research center and a trap -- Censuses: their importance and usage -- Abstracting requires background knowledge -- Wills and administrations -- Local land records -- Church and cemetery records -- Military records -- Public land records -- Additional research in the National Archives -- Societies and publications -- Analyze, interpret, and correlate your information -- Overseas ancestry -- Completing your family history -- Genealogical scholarship
Control code
8470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780848704155
Lccn
76014109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm02555592
  • (OCoLC)2555592
Label
Tracing your ancestry : a step-by-step guide to researching your family history, F. Wilbur Helmbold ; [editor, Karen Phillips ; photos. Gerald Crawford]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A family history can be fun -- Making your record -- Pictures, letters, and traditions tell the story, too -- Records of the people and where to find them -- Pitfalls oddities of family research -- The library as a research center and a trap -- Censuses: their importance and usage -- Abstracting requires background knowledge -- Wills and administrations -- Local land records -- Church and cemetery records -- Military records -- Public land records -- Additional research in the National Archives -- Societies and publications -- Analyze, interpret, and correlate your information -- Overseas ancestry -- Completing your family history -- Genealogical scholarship
Control code
8470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 210 pages
Isbn
9780848704155
Lccn
76014109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm02555592
  • (OCoLC)2555592

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