The Family Tree Historical Maps Book

Author: Allison Dolan
Publisher: Family Tree Books
ISBN: 1440336946
Size: 77.33 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Journey Into the Past! Envision your ancestors' world--as your ancestors knew it--through hundreds of beautiful full-color reproductions of useful eighteenth and nineteenth century maps. The maps illustrate the historical boundaries of each of the U.S. states as they progressed from territories to statehood and show the shifting of county boundaries and names within states over the years. Inside you'll find: Full-color historical maps of the United States from each decade of the nineteenth century. Detailed, full-color historical maps of all 50 U.S. states. Time lines of significant events in each state's history. Charming nineteenth-century panoramic maps of key cities. Special-interest maps, which provide intriguing peeks into American society from average family sizes to taxation per capita to regional industries. This book is perfect for family historians researching their American roots. The maps can help you: put research in geographical context; identify jurisdictions that likely hold your ancestors' records; note the potential locations of "missing" records; track and visualize migrations; and understand the evolution of national, state and county borders. The maps also provide great historical context for students, teachers, homeschooling parents and anyone with an interest in U.S. history. Bring American history to life with this ultimate collection of vintage maps.

The Family Tree Historical Atlas Of American Cities

Author: Allison Dolan
Publisher: Family Tree Books
ISBN: 1440350655
Size: 80.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Journey to the big city! Explore your ancestors' hometowns! This book guides you through American history by looking at the United States' sixteen most populous and historically influential cities, such as New York, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, and Baltimore. Each section features beautiful, full-color maps published at crucial points in each city's history, tracing its growth and development from its founding to the early 1900s. Use the maps to find your ancestor's home, trace your ancestor's walk to work, and identify the streets and buildings from your ancestor's everyday life. Delve further into the past with a quick-reference timeline of key dates from each city's history. You’ll also discover easy genealogy research tips for finding local birth, marriage, and death records; federal and state censuses; and city directories. The book features: More than 130 full-color historical maps of sixteen important cities, including New York, Houston, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles Timelines highlighting the most important moments in each city's history Lists of city-specific genealogy websites and resources for records that will help you discover your family history An index with instructions on viewing online versions of each map, allowing you to zoom in for more detail or use them with programs like Google Earth Whether your family hails from the streets of Brooklyn or the hills of San Francisco, this atlas--designed especially for genealogists--will help you better understand your city-dwelling ancestors.

101 Best Genealogy Websites For Family History Research

Author: Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Publisher: Family Tree Books
ISBN: 1440331162
Size: 42.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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What websites should you visit first to trace your family tree? How do you figure out which family history websites have the information you need? Don't get overwhelmed by sifting through thousands of internet sites—take your family history research further faster by using the very best websites for genealogists. In this e-book, the editors of Family Tree Magazine, America’s leading genealogy publication, have hand-picked the 101 best genealogy websites to save you time and money. The list includes both free and paid genealogy websites that will help you: Extend your family tree back generations Be efficient and effective in your online genealogy searches View historical records documenting your family's past Share your family history research with other genealogists Use new tools to discover ancestors Determine if online subscription services are right for you Inside you’ll find website URLs, a brief description of the most important content you’ll find at the site, plus bonus tips to help you improve your online research experience.

The Family Tree Guidebook To Europe

Author: Allison Dolan
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440333475
Size: 60.60 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Chart your research course to find your European ancestors with the beginner-friendly, how-to instruction in this book. This one-of-a-kind collection provides invaluable information about more than 35 countries in a single source. Each of the 14 chapters

How To Do Everything Genealogy Fourth Edition

Author: George G. Morgan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071850015
Size: 78.70 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by a renowned genealogy expert, this fully updated bestseller shows you how to use both traditional and online genealogy research methods. Thoroughly revised for the latest tools and techniques, How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Fourth Edition uniquely addresses all the different genealogical record types, explaining traditional and digital research strategies. It defines the basic rules of genealogical evidence, explains how to evaluate source materials, and describes proven research methods. This practical guide shows you how to research your family history using the most current websites, social networking sites, record archives, newly released and forthcoming census data, digital records, new frontiers in DNA research, and more. The latest technological tools such as hardware and software are also covered. Featuring global resources from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia in a single volume, this book reveals how to: Organize and create your family tree Research census documents, military service records, and land and property rolls Locate difficult-to-find records Use the most efficient internet search techniques Plan a successful genealogy research trip Evaluate sources for authenticity Research and verify ancestors using genetic genealogy (DNA) Get past brick walls and dead ends in your research Use social networking sites and collaboration techniques

Family Tree Pocket Reference

Author: Editors Of Family Tree Magazine
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440310394
Size: 19.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Genealogy and History Facts at Your Fingertips! This convenient, timesaving, handy collection of genealogy reference material gathers the best resources, tips, lists and need-to-know facts from the experts at Family Tree Magazine. Use the Family Tree Pocket Reference to find: Definitions for unfamiliar terms and acronyms US state fast facts Family tree software at a glance Genealogy data websites Surname origins Naming practices by culture Census dates and questions US immigration ports ... and so much more!

The Family Tree Resource Book For Genealogists

Author: Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781558706866
Size: 78.43 MB
Format: PDF
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Provides genealogists with research summaries, maps, and timelines for every U.S. state; detailed county-level data that can be utilized to acquire most genealogical records; and extensive listings of contact information, web sites, libraries, and genealogical and historical societies. Original.

The Family Tree Sourcebook

Author: Editors of Family Tree Magazine
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440311307
Size: 42.18 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The one book every genealogist must have! Whether you're just getting started in genealogy or you're a research veteran, The Family Tree Sourcebook provides you with the information you need to trace your roots across the United States, including: Research summaries, tips and techniques, with maps for every U.S. state Detailed county-level data, essential for unlocking the wealth of records hidden in the county courthouse Websites and contact information for libraries, archives, and genealogical and historical societies Bibliographies for each state to help you further your research You'll love having this trove of information to guide you to the family history treasures in state and county repositories. It's all at your fingertips in an easy-to-use format–and it's from the trusted experts at Family Tree Magazine!