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Discover Your Roots Winter 2011

By Family Tree University

Format: Magazine

SKU# Y3126

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Discover Your Roots, a 132-page guide to getting started in genealogy from Family Tree Magazine, is the perfect introduction to doing genealogy. In the back, you'll find your own "starter kit" of genealogy worksheets plus a decorative fold-out family tree chart.

GETTING STARTED
Start Your Family Tree in a Weekend

By David A. Fryxell
Follow these 15 simple steps to begin uncovering your ancestry in 48 hours.

Formal Training
By Allison Stacy
How to fill out pedigree charts and family group sheets.

The Grandparent Traps
By Lauren Gamber
Learn the truth behind eight common genealogy scams and myths.

Hey, Cuz
By Diane Haddad
Is that your third cousin? Fifth cousin twice removed? Here's how to figure it out.

Desperately Seeking Surnames
By Nancy Hendrickson
Seven strategies for researching your ancestral surnames.

House Call
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
How to find and examine the family history treasures in your home.

Now Showing
Edited by Allison Stacy
Tune in for a behind-the-scenes look at NBC's hit TV series "Who Do You Think You Are?"

Meeting Your Match
By Lauren Gamber
Our beginner's guide to genealogy software explains how to find the right program for you.

WORKING THE WEB
Mouse Traps

By Lauren Gamber
10 online research pitfalls to avoid.

Your Guide to Google
By Allison Stacy
Try these 13 tricks to master Google's handy family history features.

Web Guide: Ancestry.com
By Diane Haddad
Learn tips and techniques to find your ancestors in Ancestry.com's 26,000 genealogy databases.

Web Guide: EllisIsland.org
By Rick Crume
Get step-by-step advice to search the database of 24 million people who came through the port of New York between 1892 and 1924.

Web Guide: Archives.com
By David A. Fryxell
Make the most of Archives.com with our navigation hints, search secrets and cheat sheet.

BRANCHING OUT
The Game of Life

By Diane Haddad
A quick guide to finding your ancestors' records from birth to death.

Library of Knowledge
By Sunny McClellan Morton
You're missing out if you haven't done genealogy at a bricks-and-mortar library. Let our planning guide get you going.

Confessions of a Courthouse Newbie
By David A. Fryxell
Never paged through probates in the halls of justice? Join the club. We sent a fellow first-timer to show you the ropes.

Analyze This
By Maureen A. Taylor
Identify the mystery faces in your old family photos with these five secrets from our expert photo sleuth.

DNA Fact or Science Fiction?
By Lauren Gamber
Discover the truth behind six common genetic genealogy misconceptions.

Grave Expectations
By Sunny McClellan Morton
Dig into cemetery research to unearth answers about your ancestors. TAKING NOTE

Form Starter Kit
A collection of fill-in charts and worksheets for keeping track of your family history, including:

  • five-generation ancestor chart
  • adoptive family tree
  • stepfamily tree
  • family group sheet
  • biographical outline
  • census checklist
  • heirloom inventory form
  • online search tracker
  • cemetery transcription form
  • vital records chart
  • relationship chart
  • tradition recording form
  • oral history interview record
  • research journal
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    SKU Y3126
    Author/Speaker/Editor Family Tree University
    File/Trim Size 10.75 x 7.75
    Format Magazine
    $12.99

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