Saturday, February 14, 2009

SPOTLIGHT: Ancestry Publishing

In my continuing attempt to explain that most brick and mortar bookstores do not carry a broad variety of genealogy books, let's talk about some books from Ancestry Publishing.

ANCESTRY.COM (publishing division)
  • Abbreviations & Acronyms: A Guide for Family Historians (revised 2nd edition)
  • The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy.
  • Hidden Sources: Family History in Unlikely Places
  • Printed Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records
  • US Military Records: A Guide to Federal and State Sources


  • BCG Standards Manual
  • Becoming an Accredited Genealogist
  • Chicago and Cook County-- Creating Junior Genealogists
  • Finding Your Canadian Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide
  • Finding Your German Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide
  • Finding Your Irish Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide
  • Finding Your Italian Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide
  • Finding Your Mexican Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide
  • Finding Your Scottish Ancestry: Revised 2nd edition
  • French Canadian Sources
  • Guide to Mormon Family History Sources
  • Irish Records: Sources for Family & Local History
  • Italian Genealogical Records
  • Kentucky Ancestry
  • Plymouth Colony
  • Producing a Quality Family History
  • Researching Your Colonial New England Ancestors
  • The Graveyard Shift: A Family Historian's Guide to NYC Cemeteries
  • They Became Americans: Finding Naturalization Records & Ethnic Origins
  • Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs-- Writing the Family Narrative (& workbook)-- Your English Ancestor: A Guide for North Americans
  • Your Family Reunion: How to plan it, Organize it and Enjoy it
  • Your Swedish Roots

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
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