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Start & Run a Personal History Business: Get Paid to Research Family Ancestry and Write Memoirs (Start and Run A)

Anyone interested in genealogy, personal history and memoirs can turn their passion into a business. Communities, families, and even corporations are increasingly seeking out professional writers and historians to record their stories. For anyone who is interested in personal history and writing, this is an essential resource for turning your passion into an income source. Written by experienced personal historian and entrepreneur Jennifer Campbell, it covers topics such as: how to actually do the work, starting up, education and training, marketing and expansion. All books in the Self-Counsel Press Start & Run series are written in clear language and includes a CD-ROM packed with resources and templates to help you get started. This CD-ROM includes: a template for a first project, a sample business plan, a sample marketing plan, links to associations and online resources, examples of personal history research – and more!

On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo, Edited with Commentary by Walter Kaufmann

Genealogy and Ethnicity: How to Interpret the Clues

Genealogy and Ethnicy: How To Interpret the Clues, is an essential guide to the often asked question, "What is my next step?" Johari Ade has given the reader valuable information on how to extract clues from various documents, and once extracted, how to further your research with the information found. The reader learns valuable details about how to use the census to determine how various ethnic groups were listed on the census over the years, and how to use political history to find your particular ethnic group. Within the book, the author provides a sample of over sixty questions that might be asked in an oral interview and assists the reader by providing actual copies of useful documents that might be encountered during one's research. This is a helpful guide for both beginners, just learning how to trace their family tree and for "seasoned" researchers who are wondering how to get through a brick wall. This book is the result by many requests from readers of the author's first book, "Ten Generations of Bondage: Eleven Generations of Faith. Both books are currently available for purchase on amazon.com or through your favorite bookstore.

Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian

Every devoted genealogist is concerned with citations in their analysis for their genealogy. Accurate citations are necessary so that the evidence can be judged and if necessary allows for the research to be repeated. The author makes it easy to help genealogists (particularly the non-expert) to make sense out of citations and to improve their genealogy search. THIS BOOK IS CONSIDERED A GENEALOGY "MUST!"

Evidence Explained:Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace 2nd Edition

Following its enthusiastic reception in 2007, we are pleased to announce a new edition of what is now the definitive guide to the citation and analysis of historical sources, a guide so thorough that it leaves nothing to chance, whether you want a podcast or a census record. The new second edition of Evidence Explained includes updates to numerous websites, new models for electronic sources such as blogs and online forums, and new model citations to traditional and non-traditional genealogical sources, thus continuing its role as the single-most comprehensive style manual for genealogical writing and publishing.

Quillen’s Essentials of Genealogy: Tracing Your European Roots

Genealogy expert W. Daniel Quillen offers valuable tools and resources for anyone wishing to know more about their European ancestors.
The United States is largely a nation populated by people of European roots, and many do-it-yourself genealogists find themselves in need of scouring European records to find their ancestors. This volume of Quillen’s Essentials of Genealogy shows readers how to do their own research to uncover their European ancestry. This book will cover the following topics:
· Where to find European records
· How to access European records
· How to use the Internet to help you in your search
· Pitfalls and issues in obtaining European records
· Research tips for England, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, and other European nations

Genealogy remains America’s favorite hobby, and Americans of European descent will find a treasure trove of information in this book!

Genealogy Online For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Research your family history using the latest online tools and apps

Genealogy Online For Dummies, 7th Edition is the perfect book to help you conduct genealogical research. Updated to cover the latest online tools, this new edition shows you how to leverage social networks and the rapidly increasing number of mobile apps to locate family members and trace their histories. You?ll discover how to start your investigation, develop a research plan of action, identify sites and resources that will be of the most use to you, get information from government records, preserve electronic materials, and share your findings with the rest of the family.Shows you how to conduct research into family history using the latest online tools, mobile apps, and other resourcesExplains how to use online and offline research techniques and tools for genealogical research, find and share information with other genealogists, and create your own site to showcase your family tree, digital images, and compiled genealogiesIncludes access to free versions of RootsMagic Essentials and Legacy Family Tree Standard Edition as well as information on free websites for storing your genealogical informationCovers DNA research and testing, new geocoding applications, U.S. Census information available online, international records, public access catalogs, and more
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Genealogies of the families and descendants of the early settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston : to which is appended the early history of the town

Genealogies of the families and descendants of the early settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston : to which is appended the early history of the town. 1,160 Pages.

Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 1: Books I-V (I Tatti Renaissance Library)

Giovanni Boccaccio’s Genealogy of the Pagan Gods is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work also contains a famous defense of the value of studying ancient pagan poetry in a Christian world.

The complete work in fifteen books contains a meticulously organized genealogical tree identifying approximately 950 Greco-Roman mythological figures. The scope is enormous: 723 chapters include over a thousand citations from two hundred Greek, Roman, medieval, and Trecento authors. Throughout the Genealogy, Boccaccio deploys an array of allegorical, historical, and philological critiques of the ancient myths and their iconography.
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How to Organize Family History Paperwork: A Genealogist’s Guide to Effective Record Keeping

Family history research can quickly create mountains of paperwork. This book give you step-by-step instruction to effectively organize and digitize your genealogy research papers.You'll learn how to:create a personalized filing system to suit your genealogy research style and experienceturn your computer into a top-notch filing clerk and research assistant by establishing a clear, consistent naming pattern for files and foldersScan old paper records and store them electronically to save space and make them easier to findmake digital copies of original source documents organize your family history research to pass on to future generations