A Handbook for Genealogy United States Edition
The Handbook for Genealogists provides genealogists at every level with the tools they need to find they ancestors, including: 1. A complete gazetteer of cities, towns, villages, boroughs, and CDPs (census designated places) in the United States. 2. A timeline of historical events to provide context for the times in which your ancestors lived. 3. Demographic tables, including rates of immigrant return. 4. Full color maps of population densities, railroads, shipping routes, tribal lands, voting detracts, and more. 5. Dates for when states took over collecting vital records from churches. 6. Tables that help the genealogist determine maternal and paternal ages based on the ages of their children. 7. Complete origin information for every county in the United States. Genealogy isn't just the search for your ancestors, it's family history. The Handbook for Genealogy will provide you with the tools to write your family's story.