Genealogist's Companion and Sourcebook

ISBN-10: 1558706518

ISBN-13: 9781558706514

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Emily Anne Croom

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This revised text provides readers with an in-depth look at public sources for genealogical research in the US. Its primary goals are to introduce readers to many different kinds of public sources and encourage them to branch out and investigate sources they may be unfamiliar with.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Your Genealogy Companion
Yes, There Is Hope
Genealogy: A Continual Learning Process
Cluster Genealogy: What and Why?
You Never Know Until You Look
Federal Census Records
Availability of Census Records
Census Day
Population and Slave Schedules, 1790-1870
1880-1890 Censuses
Population Schedules, 1900-1930
Other Finding Aids
1900-1930 Military, Merchant Seamen, Consular Censuses
Censuses After 1930
Federal Decennial Censuses for the Territories
Using the Population Schedules of the Census
Supplemental Schedules
County and Courthouse Records
Vital Records
Marriage Records
Land and Property Records
Tax Records
Deed Records
Court Records
Probate Records
Administrative and Miscellaneous Records
County Histories
Local Sources
Religious Records
Schools and Universities
City Directories
Local Businesses
Local Government Records
State Records
State Censuses
Census Substitutes and Special Enumerations
Territorial Papers
Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States
Confederate Pension Information
State Archives
Other Records
Bibliography of Research Guides to the States
Federal Records
Library of Congress
National Archives
Military Records
American State Papers
Public Lands
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Federal Courts
Other Federal Records
Special Collections
Manuscript Collections
Part I-Public, Private, and Academic Libraries
Special Reference Materials in Libraries
Published Family Histories
Biographical Dictionaries
U.S. Government Publications
Part II-Law Libraries
State Laws
The Public Statutes at Large of the United States
Appellate Courts and Court Reports
Legal Databases
Other Reference Material
Focus on African-American Genealogy
Post-Civil War Records
Pre-Civil War Records
State Government Records
Court Records
National Archives Records
Slave Narratives
Special Collections and Archives
Case Study: One McGarity Family
For Further Reading and Reference
Focus on American Indian Genealogy
Federal Decennial Census Records
Records of Tribal Indians
The "Five Civilized Tribes"
Records of Reservation Indians
Other Records for Native American Research
Military Records
Pre-Federal and Colonial Records
Case Study: Identifying the Cherokee Progenitors of Hilliard Rogers
For Further Reference
Immigration and Naturalization
Colonial Immigrants
Post-Revolution Arrival Records
Name Changes
Ethnic Genealogical and Historical Societies
Case Study: Grandpa's Hooey
For Further Reference: Immigration and Naturalization
National Archives and Regional Branches
States and Territories in 1861
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