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

Greenwood, Val D., (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780806312675
  • ISBN: 080631267X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 609 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., [1990]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Background to Research -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Computers in Genealogy -- Family History: Going Beyond Genealogy.
Summary, etc.:
Also covers compiled sources, newspapers, vital records, census returns, abstracting wills and deeds, and immigration records.
Subject: United States > Genealogy.
Archives > United States.
Canada > Genealogy.
Archives > États-Unis.
États-Unis > Généalogies.
Canada > Généalogies.
United States.
United States > Genealogy > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Genealogy.

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