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The Resource The researcher's guide to American genealogy, Val D. Greenwood

The researcher's guide to American genealogy, Val D. Greenwood

Label
The researcher's guide to American genealogy
Title
The researcher's guide to American genealogy
Statement of responsibility
Val D. Greenwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
JBU
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Greenwood, Val D
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
  • facsimiles
  • forms
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • Archives
  • Canada
Label
The researcher's guide to American genealogy, Val D. Greenwood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes internet references (p. 139-163)
Contents
Understanding genealogical research -- Familiar record practices: problems and terminology -- Analyzing the pedigree and the place -- Evaluation of evidence -- An introduction to research tools: the library -- An introduction to research tools: reference materials -- Organizing and evaluating research findings -- Successful correspondence -- Computers in genealogy -- Family history: going beyond genealogy -- Compiled sources and newspapers -- Vital records -- Census returns -- Using census returns -- Understanding probate records and basic legal terminology -- What about wills? -- The intestate-miscellaneous probate records-guardianships -- Government land: Colonial and American -- Local land records -- Abstracting wills and deeds -- Court records -- Property rights of women as a consideration -- Church records -- American aids to finding the home of the immigrant ancestor -- Military records: Colonial wars and the American Revolution -- Military records: After the Revolution -- Cemetery and burial records
Control code
ocm43469525
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiv, 662 p.
Isbn
9780806316215
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99073349
Other physical details
ill., charts, facsims., forms, maps,
Label
The researcher's guide to American genealogy, Val D. Greenwood
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes internet references (p. 139-163)
Contents
Understanding genealogical research -- Familiar record practices: problems and terminology -- Analyzing the pedigree and the place -- Evaluation of evidence -- An introduction to research tools: the library -- An introduction to research tools: reference materials -- Organizing and evaluating research findings -- Successful correspondence -- Computers in genealogy -- Family history: going beyond genealogy -- Compiled sources and newspapers -- Vital records -- Census returns -- Using census returns -- Understanding probate records and basic legal terminology -- What about wills? -- The intestate-miscellaneous probate records-guardianships -- Government land: Colonial and American -- Local land records -- Abstracting wills and deeds -- Court records -- Property rights of women as a consideration -- Church records -- American aids to finding the home of the immigrant ancestor -- Military records: Colonial wars and the American Revolution -- Military records: After the Revolution -- Cemetery and burial records
Control code
ocm43469525
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiv, 662 p.
Isbn
9780806316215
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
99073349
Other physical details
ill., charts, facsims., forms, maps,

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