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The Zen of Genealogy: The Lighter Side of Genealogy

By: Beth Maltbie Uyehara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: U2272

ISBN: 0788422723

Condition: 128 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 128 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The "Worm's Eye View of Genealogy" first appeared on the Internet newsletter "Missing Links" as a series of columns reflecting on the nuttier aspects of genealogy. Enthusiastic reader response kept the author writing more about the many ways genealogy touches our funny bones.Here's the lowdown on: how to get contributions to a genealogy newsletter; how to win friends and dazzle your cousins with your research; how to kick the genealogy addiction; how to tell your kissing cousins from your dissing cousins; how to win the real Salt Lake City Olympic events; how to organize your p... View more info

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Preparation & Proctice for Genealogy Professionals

By: Brenda Dougal Merriman and Penelope Christensen

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Productions: 2009

Seller ID: BK19

ISBN: 1-897220057

Condition: 253 pages, 5.5"x8.5"


Experience, education, standards, business planning, services & fees, plus much more are covered in these pages. This book describes professional Standards and practices for the serious genealogist and family historian. View more info

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Your Story: A Writing Guide For Genealogists

By: Carla Jean Eardley

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: E0110

ISBN: 0788401106

Condition: 118 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1994), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 118 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Here is a book that will show family historians how to turn their genealogical research into compelling stories--even if they've never written anything more complicated than a letter. Bridging the gap between genealogy guides and writing manuals, Your Story brings the essential techniques of storytelling to the realm of family writing as it guides novice writers through a basic writing project. Your Story works nicely in conjunction with general writing books, without repeating generic material on style and form. It concentrates on those issues of technique that relate specifically to genealog... View more info

Heritage Hunting

By: Donna Potter Phillips

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: P0880

ISBN: 0788408801

Condition: 287 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 287 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This popular newspaper column is now available in book form! For more than ten years Donna Potter Phillips has been writing this column with the intent to educate folks about the wonderful hobby of genealogy. Her articles range from basic how-tos (getting started, using censuses, writing for records) to very specialized topics (using the LDS computer databases or finding special archives in Germany). Along with the lessons, she sprinkles in many items of humor and seasonal fun. Collected herein are many columns from 1992-1996, in chronological order. A subject index helps you find whatever top... View more info

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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition, revised

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 3843-102

ISBN: 0806320400

Condition: Hardcover, 885 pages, 2017, hardback, Genealogical Publishing Company


NEW 3rd EDITION!!!According to the author, there are no historical resources we can trust at face value. Records simply offer evidence, and their assertions may or may not be true. To decide what actually happened, we must understand those records. To analyze that evidence and judge what to believe, we also need particular facts about those records.Thus, Evidence Explained has two principal uses: it provides citation models for most historical sources—especially original materials not covered by classic citation guides such as The Chicago Manual of Style. Beyond that it can help ... View more info

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Crafting a Personal Family History: A Guide Plus A Case Study of the Hinds Family in New York's Adirondack Mountains

By: Harold E Hinds, Jr

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Essex County Historical Society, Elizabethtown, New York: 2011

Seller ID: 469683

ISBN: 061546968X


Crafting a Personal Family History establishes the basic principles necessary to successfully research and document a person family history. In most cases only a fragmentary record of an ancestor's life will have survived, and those traces will tend to cluster around only a few topics. So it is in the Hinds case study presented. Analysis of those traces is essential: so analysis is made transparent in the text. Other approaches are briefly presented in an appendix. Praise for Crafting a Personal Family History: Harold Hinds, in this ground-breaking and valuable textbook, applies his... View more info

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Branching Out: Genealogy for 4th - 8th Grade Students Lesson 1-15

By: Jennifer Holik

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Generations: 2012

Seller ID: 226021

ISBN: 193822602X


Parents and teachers looking for a how-to genealogy book for 4th - 8th grade children need to look no further. In Branching Out, a new series available from Generations, author and professional genealogist Jennifer Holik provides parents and teachers with the tools they need to teach genealogical research skills to upper elementary aged children. Through fifteen fun and educational lessons, children will learn the foundations of genealogy and how to begin research on a level that they can understand and enjoy. Each lesson contains a clearly defined goal, all necessary vocabulary, additional... View more info

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Branching Out: Genealogy for 1st - 3rd Grade Students Lessons 1 - 15

By: Jennifer Holik

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Generations: 2012

Seller ID: 226007

ISBN: 1938226003


Parents and teachers looking for a how-to genealogy book for 1st - 3rd grade children need to look no further. In Branching Out, a new series available from Generations, author and professional genealogist Jennifer Holik provides parents and teachers with the tools they need to teach genealogical research skills to younger children. Through fifteen fun and educational lessons, children will learn the foundations of genealogy and how to begin research on a level that they can understand and enjoy. Each lesson contains a clearly defined goal, all necessary vocabulary, additional reading assig... View more info

Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide to British Genealogy and Family History

By: Mark Herber

Price: $54.50

Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 31771X

Condition: 873 pages, Genealogical Publishing Company


"The Bible of British genealogy" is a complete guide to British genealogy and family history. Includes more than 90 examples of major types of records and detailed lists of further reading. This is the second edition of the book that has been called the Bible of British genealogy. Originally published in 1997 in association with the Society of Genealogists (London), and now revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, Ancestral Trails enables the researcher to form a coherent picture of past generations by describing virtually every class of record in every repository... View more info

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An Inquiry into the Genealogy and Present State of Ancient Scottish Surnames; With the Origin and Descent of Highland Clans, and Family of Buchanan

By: William Buchanan

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1820, 1994)

Seller ID: B0997

ISBN: 1556139977

Condition: 362 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1820, 1994), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 362 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Buchanan's primary purpose in writing the book was to present the history of his own family of Buchanan; his "A Historical and Genealogical Essay upon the Family and Surname of Buchanan" comprises over half the book. But he did as well provide histories of the following clans: MacDonald, MacDougal, MacNeil, MacLean, MacLeod, MacIntosh, MacPherson, Robertson, MacFarlane, Cameron, MacNauchtan, MacGregor, Colquhoun, Lamont, and MacAulay. He also included a transcription of the "Genealogies of the Chieff Clans of the Iles: collected by me, Sir Donald Monro, Heigh Dean of the Iles,"... View more info