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Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org

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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.

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Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Edition: Revised

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 4, 2020

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780593327982
  • Release date: August 4, 2020

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780593327982
  • File size: 43067 KB
  • Release date: August 4, 2020

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

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.

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