A classic how-to resource, written by Professor William G. Hartley, gives an excellent overview to genealogy, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced genealogist.
Included are techniques for interviewing the immediate and extended family. There are sections regarding naming methods, different record types, genealogical sources, calendar changes, and information on the major genealogy libraries in the U.S.
Easily photocopied resources include Family Group Record Logs and Pedigree Charts. Guidance is provided on how to record family histories, to write family biographies and finally to publish one’s work. The book also discusses types of materials required to ensure records are properly preserved.
A section on how to organize activities for family reunions provides useful information for gathering genealogical details at such events.
Featuring a well-organized and easy to read format makes The Everything Family Tree Book: Finding, Charting, and Preserving Your Family History (Everything Series) an excellent book choice for beginner to intermediate family tree researcher.
- Paperback: 298 pages
- Publisher: Adams Media Corporation