Sunday, September 18, 2016

Fannie Hits the Books

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Fannie Hits the Books

It's September, time to go back to school. And, Fannie has to take inventory of her research books.

Follow along to see if your collection of Genealogy resource books resembles hers:

The Handybook for Genealogists, by Everton Publishers, umteenth editions....this book is an essential for researchers.  County lists are extensive, and in addition, maps, addresses and history lead every researcher down the right paths.

Ancestry's Red Book, Alice Eichholz, editor, maps by William Dollarhide, published by Ancestry, Inc.  A wonderful reference book for American research.  

The Family Tree Resource Book for Genealogists, by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack and Erin Nevius, published by Family Tree Books....Each state has a chapter with maps, historical dates, county information, bibliographies of sources, etc.  Tips and tricks for contacting those cities and communities that operate independantly.  

The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, by Val Greenwood, published by Genealogical Publishing Co.Inc.  This text covers every aspect of research.  Includes up-to-date computer technology and it's use in research.

The Source, edited by Loretta Szucs and Sandra H. Luebking, published by Ancestry, Inc.  If you are confused about source materials, this book will make things easy to undestand.  There is perfect instructions on how to find those vital records, in addition to land, military, business, divorce and other records.  Ethnic origins are also covered to track and trace what might break down a brick wall.

These are just a few of the research books in Fannie's research library.  Do you have all of these in your home library?  If not, maybe they should be.

Tell Fannie about your favorite research books, and maybe she will add them to her collection.

Fannie, a black lab mix, genealogy and history buff mutt

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