Unofficial guide to FamilySearch.org : how to find your family history on the world's largest free genealogy website

by McCullough, Dana,

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Genealogy 929.10285 M139
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Genealogy
 
Call Number  929.10285 M139
 
 
Northland Public Library Nonfiction 929.10285 M13
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Nonfiction 929.1 M17
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Summary
Master the #1 Free Genealogy Website!

Discover your ancestry on FamilySearch.org, the world's largest free genealogy website. This in-depth user guide shows you how to find your family in the site's databases of more than 3.5 billion names and millions of digitized historical records spanning the globe. Learn how to maximize all of FamilySearch.org's research tools--including hard-to-find features--to extend your family tree in America and the old country.

In this book, you'll find:

* Step-by-step strategies to craft search queries that find ancestors fast
* Practical pointers for locating your ancestors in record collections that aren't searchable
* Detailed overviews of FamilySearch.org's major U.S. collections, with helpful record explanations to inform your research
* Guidance for using FamilySearch.org's vast record collections from Europe, Canada, Mexico and 100-plus countries around the world
* Tips for creating and managing your family tree on FamilySearch.org
* Secrets to utilizing user-submitted genealogies, 200,000 digitized family history books, and the FamilySearch catalog of 2.4 million offline resources you can borrow through a local FamilySearch Center
* Worksheets and checklists to track your research progress
Illustrated step-by-step examples teach you exactly how to apply these tips and techniques to your own research. Whether you're new to FamilySearch.org or you're a longtime user, you'll find the guidance you need to discover your ancestors and make the most of the site's valuable resources.
Additional Information
Subjects FamilySearch (Computer file)
Genealogy.
Genealogy -- Computer network resources -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Internet research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Publisher Cincinnati, Ohio :2015
Other Titles Guide to FamilySearch.org
Family Search.org
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 1440343284
9781440343285
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