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Are you ready to research your U.S. WWI Army Ancestor? Are you wondering how to get started? With the approaching centennial of the United States’ involvement in the War to End All Wars (World War I), our thoughts turn to those ancestors who defended our freedom. This book will show you how to learn about the military service of your U.S. Army ancestors using archives, online resources, social networking and other resources. Learn ways to share what you learn to with others.

“Researching Your U.S. WWI Army Ancestors” can be purchased through Amazon’s CreateSpace online.

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“A Weekend of Genealogy: Things to Know and Do, Online and Offline” focuses on a weekend of genealogical research activities centered on the U.S. Federal Census and Internet searching. Activities to do before and after the weekend are also included. The book includes hints, websites, and search terms useful for your research activity.

 

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Table of Contents

Introduction

FRIDAY NIGHT: Get Ready

SATURDAY: The Federal Census

SATURDAY: Where is Your Ancestor?

BEYOND SATURDAY: More to Do and More Censuses

SUNDAY: Google for Genealogy

BEYOND SUNDAY: More Internet Searching

Online Safety

Concluding Thoughts
The book contains hints, websites, and search terms useful for your own research.

 

The Second Edition of “A Weekend of Genealogy” can be purchased through Amazon’s CreateSpace online

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“A Week of Genealogy: Things to Know and Do, Online and Offline” contains seven days of activities and what to do before and after your week of genealogy.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

BEFORE DAY 1: Preliminary Steps

DAY 1: Timelines

DAY 2: Birth / Marriage / Death Records

DAY 3: Social Security Death Index

DAY 4: Newspapers

DAY 5: Cemetery Records on line

DAY 6: Military Records

DAY 7: Finding Research Help on the Web

AFTER DAY 7: What to do with all you find

 

The Second Edition of  “A Weekend of Genealogy” can be purchased through Amazon’s CreateSpace online

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For genealogical societies wishing to order multiple copies, contact us at aweekofgenealogy@gmail.com.

 

 

UPDATES on Edition 1

“A Weekend of Genealogy”

The tilde (~) operator that was described on pages 54-55 of the book has been dropped by Google. A workaround is discuss in the blog post about Google Searches.

 

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