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Author Rising, Marsha Hoffman, 1945- author.

Title Family tree problem solver : tried-and-true tactics for tracing elusive ancestors / Marsha Hoffman Rising.

Edition 3rd edition.
Publication Info. Cincinatti, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2019]
©2019
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  929.1 RIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  929.1 RIS    DUE 08-03-20
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Description 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Analyzing research problems and planning strategies -- Avoiding ten common genealogy mistakes -- Finding birth, marriages, and deaths before civil registration -- Locating missing ancestors in the census -- Researching friends, associates, and extended family members -- Problem-solving with court records -- Replacing burned courthouse records -- Utilizing land records -- Sorting individuals with the same name -- Finding pre-1850 ancestors -- Analyzing evidence -- Accepting online family tree hints -- Applying DNA test results to your research.
Summary Presents ideas and tips for overcoming common obstacles researching genealogies, including advice on how to find records before civil registration, using censuses, and advanced court records.
Subject Genealogy.
United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
ISBN 9781440300745 (paperback)
1440300747 (paperback)
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