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Table Of Contents

Introduction
The First Step: Analyzing the Problem and Planning a Strategy for Success
Why Does the Census Taker Always Miss My Ancestor?
Consider the Collateral Kin: Genealogical Research in the Full Family Context
What to Do When the Courthouse Burned
Give Me Land—Lots of Land
Sorting Individuals of the Same Name
The Critical Connection: Finding Ancestors Who Lived Before 1850
Ten Mistakes Not to Make in Your Family Research
APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B
APPENDIX C
APPENDIX D
Index
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The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried and True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried and True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

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Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek.

Inside you'll find: Ideas on how to find vital records before civil registration Tips for finding ''missing'' ancestors on censuses Instructions for investigating collateral kin to further your pedigree A look at advanced court records and how they can help you find answers Work-arounds for lost or destroyed records Techniques for correctly identifying and researching ancestors with common namesMethods for finding ancestors who lived before 1850Case studies that show how to apply the author’s advice to real-life research roadblocks Strategies for analyzing your problem and creating a successful research plan

This revised edition also includes new information about online research techniques and a look at the role of DNA research. Plus you'll find a glossary of genealogy terms and more than a dozen templates for charts and logs to help you organize and record your research. Let The Family Tree Problem Solver help you find the answers you need today.

Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek.

Inside you'll find: Ideas on how to find vital records before civil registration Tips for finding ''missing'' ancestors on censuses Instructions for investigating collateral kin to further your pedigree A look at advanced court records and how they can help you find answers Work-arounds for lost or destroyed records Techniques for correctly identifying and researching ancestors with common namesMethods for finding ancestors who lived before 1850Case studies that show how to apply the author’s advice to real-life research roadblocks Strategies for analyzing your problem and creating a successful research plan

This revised edition also includes new information about online research techniques and a look at the role of DNA research. Plus you'll find a glossary of genealogy terms and more than a dozen templates for charts and logs to help you organize and record your research. Let The Family Tree Problem Solver help you find the answers you need today.

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Publish date: Mar 23, 2011
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