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Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer By Graeme Davis

Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer
by Graeme Davis

The internet offers an immensely effective tool for unlocking your family tree. This guide shows you: how to use internet to find out who your family were, and therefore who you are; and how to access the wealth of on-line records to trace your family tree from your own computer, without the need to travel to national and regional record offices.
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Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer Summary


This is a step-by-step guide to using the wealth of online records to trace your family tree from your own computer, without the need to travel to national and regional record offices. Whether you are a novice or an experienced genealogist, and whether you plan to devote just a few hours of your time or embark on a life-time hobby, this book will guide you through the mass of records available - birth, marriage and death, the census, and much, much more - so that you can trace your line back hundreds of years. You will also learn how to upload your results to the internet, both to preserve your family's heritage and to connect with relatives, so that you can exchange photos and reminiscences.Contents: Welcome!; 1. What the internet offers the genealogist; 2. How to start; 3. Finding records of birth, marriage and death; 4. Using census records; 5. Other major sources; 6. Military; 7. Wills and where to find them online; 8. Migration; 9. Newspapers; 10. Occupations; 11. The poor and workhouse records; 12. Noble ancestors; 13. Directories; 14. School and university records; 15. Working with the wider context; 16. Family medical history; 17. DNA; 18. Working with names; 19. Recording your family tree; 20. Online recording options; 21. Problems of online trees; 22. Finding living relatives; 23. Genealogical miscellany; 24. Accent and dialect; 25. Final; Key websites; Index

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GOR001793050
Title
Your Family Tree Online: How to trace your ancestry from your own computer
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Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
Number of pages
163
ISBN 10
1845283449
ISBN 13
9781845283445
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