Tracing Your Family Tree : Trying to find out about your lineage can be a daunting task. Where do you start? This invaluable reference work will answer all your questions and more. It takes you step-by-step through the whole process, from interviewing living relatives to identifying uniforms from old photographs, to looking at old wills and church records. There is useful information on using the internet, newspapers and record offices, and instructions on how to record the data. The book also discusses researching before the 1550s, the problems that may arise, and how to decipher heraldic crests and paleography. With a section on basic Latin and a glossary of common genealogical terms, this book will arm you with everything you need to become your family history detective.
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