Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

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Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

2014

Genealogy is a journey of self-discovery that can teach you as much about yourself as about those who came before you. But what holds many of us back from unearthing our family history is uncertainty about how to go about it....

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John Philip Colletta

In This Series

Interviewing Kin and Mining Home Sources
Episode 1
Interviewing Kin and Mining Home Sources
Genealogy Online - Gems and Junk
Episode 2
Genealogy Online - Gems and Junk
The Library - Shelves Full of Family History
Episode 3
The Library - Shelves Full of Family History
Military Service and Homestead Records
Episode 4
Military Service and Homestead Records
How to Build Historical Context
Episode 5
How to Build Historical Context
Your Ancestors in Ship Passenger Lists
Episode 6
Your Ancestors in Ship Passenger Lists
Your Ancestors in Naturalization Records
Episode 7
Your Ancestors in Naturalization Records
The Genealogical Proof Standard
Episode 8
The Genealogical Proof Standard
Your Ancestors in the County Courthouse
Episode 9
Your Ancestors in the County Courthouse
Your Ancestors in State Records
Episode 10
Your Ancestors in State Records
How to Write Biography
Episode 11
How to Write Biography
Dos and Don'ts of Writing History
Episode 12
Dos and Don'ts of Writing History
Searching in Your Ancestors' Backyards
Episode 13
Searching in Your Ancestors' Backyards
Assembling an Account of Your Discoveries
Episode 14
Assembling an Account of Your Discoveries
Extending Your Family Tree Overseas
Episode 15
Extending Your Family Tree Overseas