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Apr 27, 2010
| ISBN 9781440310263
Apr 27, 2010 | ISBN 9781440310263
Break through your brick walls! Your family history research is humming along just fineyou’ve discovered a trove of old letters here, a census and a birth certificate there. Then something genealogists call a brick wall stops you cold: You can’t find the record you need. Your great-grandmother’s maiden name eludes you. You don’t know where your immigrant ancestor was born. Now you can meet those obstacles with the advice in 101 Brick Wall Busters: Solutions to Overcome Your Genealogical Challenges. This compilation of Family Tree Magazine experts’ answers to readers’ toughest questions offers solutions for beginning and veteran genealogists. You’ll learn strategies and discover new resources for tracing missing ancestors, finding the right records, researching in the old country and more. And you can use our exclusive Records Checklist and Brick Wall Worksheet to formulate your plan of attack. 101 Brick Wall Busters is your secret weapon for getting over, around, under and through obstacles in your family history search. Includes Brick Wall Busters on: • Research Strategies • Pinpointing Places • Unpuzzling Names • Organizing Your Research • Online Genealogy • Burned Records • Occupations • Kinship • Finding Women • Genetic Genealogy • International Research • Computerless Research • Records • Birth, Marriage and Death • Cemetery • Census • City Directories • Immigration • Military • Newspapers • Organizations, Institutions and Occupations • Tax • Wills • Ethnic Heritage • … and more!
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