Genealogical Research and Resources Book

Genealogical Research and Resources


  • Author : Lois C. Gilmer
  • Publisher : Chicago : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015014779584

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Genealogical Research and Resources Excerpt :

Advises librarians how to help their patrons do genealogical research, and tells how to work with primary and secondary sources.

The General Armory of England  Scotland  Ireland  and Wales Book
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The General Armory of England Scotland Ireland and Wales


  • Author : Bernard Burke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1864
  • Genre: Armories
  • Pages : 1185
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066285480

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The General Armory of England Scotland Ireland and Wales Excerpt :

The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales; comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the about 1961.

Genealogical Research Resources Book

Genealogical Research Resources


  • Author : Villa San Agustin de Laredo Genealogical Society
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Genealogy
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:53346078

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Distorted Descent Book

Distorted Descent


  • Author : Darryl Leroux
  • Publisher : Univ. of Manitoba Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780887555947

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Distorted Descent Excerpt :

Distorted Descent examines a social phenomenon that has taken off in the twenty-first century: otherwise white, French descendant settlers in Canada shifting into a self-defined “Indigenous” identity. This study is not about individuals who have been dispossessed by colonial policies, or the multi-generational efforts to reconnect that occur in response. Rather, it is about white, French-descendant people discovering an Indigenous ancestor born 300 to 375 years ago through genealogy and using that ancestor as the sole basis for an eventual shift into an “Indigenous” identity today. After setting out the most common genealogical practices that facilitate race shifting, Leroux examines two of the most prominent self-identified “Indigenous” organizations currently operating in Quebec. Both organizations have their origins in committed opposition to Indigenous land and territorial negotiations, and both encourage the use of suspect genealogical practices. Distorted Descent brings to light to how these claims to an “Indigenous” identity are then used politically to oppose actual, living Indigenous peoples, exposing along the way the shifting politics of whiteness, white settler colonialism, and white supremacy.

A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research Book

A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research


  • Author : Foster Stockwell
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2015-09-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786484386

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A Sourcebook for Genealogical Research Excerpt :

Genealogists can sometimes require obscure resources when in search of information about ancestors. Tracking down records to complete a family tree can become laborious when the researcher doesn't know where to begin looking. Many of the best resources are maintained regionally or even locally, and aren’t widely known. This reference work serves as a guide to both beginning and experienced genealogy researchers. The sourcebook is easily accessible and usable, featuring approximately 270 entries on all aspects of genealogical research and family history compilation. The entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced so any researcher can quickly find the information he or she is seeking. Each state and each of the provinces of Canada has its own entry; other countries are listed under appropriate headings. The author also provides more than 700 addresses from all over the world so that the genealogist or general researcher may contact any one of these organizations to obtain specific information about particular births, deaths, marriages, or other life events in order to complete a family tree.

Genealogy For Dummies Book
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Genealogy For Dummies


  • Author : Matthew L. Helm
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-06-20
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119411970

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Genealogy For Dummies Excerpt :

The fun way to research your family history Genealogy For Dummies, 8th Edition covers everything you need to know about starting a genealogical research project—including where and how to find information, how to communicate with other online genealogists, how to leverage social networking sites and apps, how to add digital images to your family tree, and how to build your own site for sharing information. It also explains the use of compiled genealogies, U.S. Census information, and public access catalogs. Brand new to this edition is content on how to conduct genealogical research on the road, and on how to take this research and integrate it into the data found at home. It also contains new information on DNA research and testing, new geocoding applications to record geographic data into a genealogical database, and other new technologies. The book covers which apps are worth your money, and how to get the most out of them. Use the latest tools to research family history Create your own site to showcase your family tree, digital images, and compiled genealogies Get access to free versions of Legacy Family Tree and Personal Ancestral Files Utilize both online and offline research techniques and tools Follow the clues to uncover your family's legacy—and have fun along the way!

DNA Testing Book

DNA Testing


  • Author : The New York Times Editorial Staff
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642821291

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DNA Testing Excerpt :

The Human Genome Project completed sequencing the entire human genetic code in 2003, two years ahead of schedule. That brisk pace has characterized the private genomics industry as well, with prices for personal sequencing dropping from tens of thousands to only hundreds of dollars in less than a decade. Through this collection of articles, readers will recognize how DNA testing has opened new doors in medicine and science, as well as sparked new questions about medical ethics, human ancestry, and the self.

New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer Book

New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer


  • Author : New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: New York (State)
  • Pages : 840
  • ISBN 10 : 0692319980

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New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer Excerpt :

Detailed review of the major record groups for genealogical research in New York, plus guides to the 62 counties of New York State.

Delaware Genealogical Research Guide Book

Delaware Genealogical Research Guide


  • Author : Delaware Genealogical Society
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-13
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 0578584263

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Delaware Genealogical Research Guide Excerpt :

The Delaware Genealogical Research Guide contains detailed descriptions of how and where to find information about Delaware ancestors. Well organized and easy to use, the guide covers more than 20 types of records; offers suggestions for further research; and features a comprehensive compendium of more than 100 local, regional, and national record repositories and resources. In addition, discussions of Delaware's history and geography add important context and explain how competing claims to the land and protracted boundary disputes affect where records might be located. Meticulously compiled and fact-checked by members of the Delaware Genealogical Society, this guide is a valuable asset for experienced as well as novice researchers.