Where did your great grandmother immigrate from? Are you related to someone famous? Who are those people in your grandfather's photographs? Are your children curious about their immigrant ancestors-and you don't have answers to their questions? The Everything® Family Tree Book, 2nd Edition
is your key to unlocking your past! With all new and updated expert advice on everything from interviewing family members to sifting through old city hall records, this all-in-one guide shows you how to maneuver each step of the research process-and enjoy it too! With updated and new information on:
The Everything® Family Tree Book, 2nd Edition
- Surname origins and naming
- Vital census, military, immigration, and cemetery records
- Land, probate, estate, and other legal documents
- Major genealogical repositories, libraries, and archivesóa state-by-state resource!
helps you to avoid the common pitfalls and build your exciting family history like a pro!
Kimberly Powell is a professional genealogist, writer, and editor. She has published hundreds of articles on a wide range of genealogical topics in consumer magazines and online. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors. James Mannion is the author of several Everything books and 101 Things You Didn't Know about the Mafia.