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Author Epperson, Amanda, author.

Title The Family Tree Scottish genealogy guide : how to trace your family tree in Scotland / Amanda Epperson.

Publication Info. Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  929.109411 EPP    AVAILABLE
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Description 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index.
Contents Part 1. Linking your family tree to Scotland -- Discovering your Scottish heritage -- Jump-starting your Scottish research -- Identifying your immigrant ancestor -- Part 2. Getting to know the old country -- Understanding Scottish history -- Understanding Scottish geography -- Deciphering Scottish names and handwriting -- Part 3. Tracing your family in Scotland -- Civil registration -- Church records -- Census records -- Wills and property records -- Occupational and military records -- Other records -- Part 4. Advanced sources and strategies -- Putting it all together -- What to do when you get stuck -- Appendix A: Websites, publications and archives -- Appendix B: Societies -- Appendix C: Latin word list -- Appendix D: Worksheets.
Summary You take the high road, and I'll take the low--and your family tree will be in Scotland before you know it. This book will help you uncover your Scottish heritage, from identifying your immigrant ancestor to tracking down records in the old country. With help from Scottish genealogy expert Amanda Epperson, you'll learn about church records, civil registrations, censuses, and more, plus how to find them in online databases and in archives.
Subject Scottish Americans -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Scotland -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Added Title How to trace your family tree in Scotland
ISBN 9781440354151 ; (pbk.)
1440354154 ; (pbk.)
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