Genealogical Resources

Here are some must-read genealogy books while you're climbing your family tree. Whether you're just starting the journey of discovering your roots or have been at it for years, there is something for every hobby genealogist.

Index to names in the History of Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Author: Thomas Henry Ryan

An index of names in The history of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, edited by Thomas H. Ryan and published by Goodspeed Historical Association, Chicago in 1911.

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The family tree Irish genealogy guide : how to trace your ancestors in Ireland
Author: Claire Santry

Discover your Irish roots! Trace your Irish ancestors from American shores back to the Emerald Isle. This in-depth guide from Irish genealogy expert Claire Santry will take you step-by-step through the exciting--and challenging--journey of discovering your Irish roots. You'll learn how to identify immigrant ancestor, find your family's county and townland of origin, and locate key genealogical resources that will breathe life into your family tree. With historical timelines, sample records, resource lists, and detailed information about where and how to find your ancestors online, this guide has everything you need to uncover your Irish heritage.

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Organize your genealogy : strategies and solutions for every researcher
Author: Drew Smith

Stop struggling to manage all your genealogy facts, files, and data--make a plan of attack to maximize your progress. Organize Your Genealogy will show you how to use tried-and-true methods and the latest tech tools and genealogy software to organize your research plan, workspace, and family-history finds. In this book, you'll learn how to organize your time and resources, including how to set goals and objectives, determine workable research questions, sort paper and digital documents, keep track of physical and online correspondence, prepare for a research trip, and follow a skill-building plan. With this comprehensive guide, you'll make the most of your research time and energy and put yourself on a road to genealogy success.

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The adoptee's guide to DNA testing : how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family
Author: Tamar Weinberg

Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find: strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists, detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research, and real-life success stories that put the book's techniques into practice and inspire you to seek your own discoveries.

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