Description : It can take hours to research family history and it is easy to become inundated with stuff - paper records, recordings, photographs, notes, artifacts, and more information than one would imagine could ever exist. The usefulness of the collection is in the organization - using computers, archival boxes, files, and forms to help you put your hands on what you need when you need it. Also included, in this book, are instructions on the best ways to store and preserve one-of-a-kind family relics. Fifth in the National Genealogical Society's Guide series, The Organized Family Historian will follow the same user-friendly format that makes the other books helpful at any level of genealogical experience. The NGS offers readers 100 years of research and experience.
Description : Writing Your Family History Can Be ComplicatedNow there's help!Scrivener is the No.1 writing software on the market. Scrivener for the Family Historian will guide genealogists to becoming well-organized and productive family history writers. Written by genealogy professional, author and long-time Scrivener user, Lynn Palermo, you'll learn to outline, organize, write, revise and publish your family history using Scrivener.Whether you're writing a family history story, a memoir, life story or an epic novel, this guide is designed to help you start working with Scrivener immediately. No long manual to read, this Scrivener guide is ideal for the beginner writer regardless of the genre. Learn to write with Scrivener in simple, uncomplicated terms. This book also includes links to Scrivener Family History templates and video tutorials.
Description : Know what resources are available! Sometimes the toughest part about overcoming a research barrier is knowing what resources are available, where to go or whom to ask for help. The Ancestry Family Historian's Address Book is your instant link to thousands of genealogy-related organizations and resources across the US! Published in 1997, The Address Book is organized by state and includes such organizations as: National Genealogy Societies, State Genealogy and Historical Societies' Archives, Libraries, Museums, Ethnic and Ecclesiastical Resources & Web Sites, Military and Federal Government Agencies, National Archives, Family History Centers, and more! This research tool will become your first point of reference for many future research contacts! Give it a special place on your reference shelf!
Description : Completely updated for today's search tactics and blockades, The Everything Family Tree Book has even more insight for the stumped! Whether you're searching in a grandparent's attic or through the most cryptic archiving systems, this book has brand-new chapters on what readers have been asking for: Genetics, DNA, and medical information Surname origins and naming Appendix on major genealogical repositories, libraries, and archives Systems for filing and organizing The latest computer software Land, probate, and estate records Chock-full of tips the competitors don't have, this is the one-stop resource for successful sleuthing!
Description : This is a companion to the best-selling book, Writing the Family Narrative. This fun workbook takes you step-by-step through the family history writing process, providing plenty of room for collecting data, brainstorming, trying out new writing techniques, and more! Examples from skilled writers like James Herriott, A.L. Rowse, Willa Cather, and John Egerton will assist you in the learning process. Explore how to organize your records before you even begin writing! Now you can produce a quality written family history that will be treasured forever! This workbook's companion, Writing the Family Narrative (ISBN #0916489272) offers a clear and concise explanation of how to write your history in a way that entertains as well as informs. This companion to the workbook teaches a process that is tailored not for the serious novel writer, biographer, or essayist, but for the serious genealogist who wants to record his or her family story. He uses solid examples from both amateur and professional writers, making it easy for you to learn the process. This workbook to Writing the Family Narrative is not complete without its companion book Writing the Family Narrative (ISBN #0916489272).
Description : Offers advice on researching family history on the Web, including search strategies, data sharing, government records, genealogical software, and publishing the results on the Web.
Description : This guide provides parens with an oppotunity to chronicle their own personal history and past experiences as well as the history and experiences of their child's life in a direct, loving, and supportive way. Don't wait - let Parent To Child : The Guide assist you in writing the legacy you want and need to leave for your chldren ... just in case.