Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. The 4,000+ maps include political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.
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pt. 1. Getting started -- What you need to begin -- pt. 2. Basic genealogy -- The facts of life--birth, marriage, and death -- Counting the people--census records -- pt. 3. Online sources -- Family search -- Using the Ancestry website -- Using the National Archives -- Accessing information from wills, newspapers, directories, and other sources -- pt. 4. Recording your research -- Using spreadsheets -- Using family history software -- Working with family photos -- pt. 5. Sharing your research -- Creating presentations -- Publishing a family tree -- Appendix A: Useful websites -- Appendix B: Useful books -- Appendix C: Glossary. Includes index.
Getting started -- Beginning your search in the United States -- Finding your place of origin -- Italian civil records, 1866 to the present -- Pre-unification civil records -- Ecclesiastical records -- Reading the records -- Records in Italian archives -- Researching Italian ancestors online -- Appendices
"A Touchstone book." Ask yourself why you're doing this, or, Genealogy for beginners -- They see dead people but I stick to the living, or, Join your local Genealogical Society -- Interview your relatives and go to your high school reunion, or, Rust never sleeps -- CSI: Lido deck : the genealogy cruise, part 1 -- Beaches and Burke's peerage, or, The genealogy cruise, part 2 -- Information wants to be free, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love DNA testing -- Get back to where you once belonged, or, Hitting the road to Alabama with cousin Mooner -- The mountain and the cloud, or, A pilgrimage to Salt Lake City's Family History Library -- Ask yourself why you're doing this-- and keep asking.