The sleuth book for genealogists : strategies for more successful family history research / Emily Anne Croom.

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  • ISBN: 9780806317878
  • ISBN: 0806317876
  • Physical Description: xiv, 290 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co., 2008, c2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Why the sleuths? -- Putting a down payment on success -- Planning for research -- Broadening the scope: cluster genealogy -- Documenting research -- Gathering information: research -- Examining evidence: the gray cells in action -- Arranging ideas: progress reports -- Reporting: case solved -- Finding the parent generation: the search for Isaac Heldreth's parents -- Finding slave ancestors: the search for the family of Archie Davis, Sr. -- Finding the parent generation: the search for Ann (Robertson) Croom's parents.
Summary, etc.: Taking up where "Unpuzzling Your Past" leaves off, this guide offers fool-proof strategies from one of America's favorite genealogy authors. For fun, Croom links her proven techniques to the advice of famous fictional detectives, such as Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple.
Subject: Genealogy.
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