How to Find Your Family Roots and Write Your Family History
by William Latham and Cindy Higgins


ISBN: 9781891661129
$14.95 ©2000
Softcover
288 pages
5 3/8 x 8 3/8
Reference/How-To/Genealogy
Bring the Past to Life!

Have you ever wondered if one of your ancestors was a famous person? A president, or even a king or a queen? If you've shown a flair for painting or writing, maybe you've fantasized that you inherited your talent from an ancestor with a a name like Michelangelo or Shakespeare. Now you can create a priceless inheritance for future generations and satisfy your own curiosity!
In How To Find Your Family Roots and Write Your Family History, William Latham and Cindy Higgins show you how to trace your family history in a simple, easy, and inexpensive manner. This revised version of the best-selling How To Find Your Family Roots has been updated to include the lattest Interneet resources and expanded to offer step-by-step instructions on how to write your family history in a way that is as entertaining and exciting as a historical novel! You'll discover:
  • How to interview family members
  • Where to look for family relics and treasures
  • How to utilize the latest Internet resources
  • What to ask librarians
  • Where to obtain church recrds
  • How to research vital records
  • How to use government resources
  • How to search for your ancestors in foreign countries
  • A country-by-country list of sources
  • A state-by-state list of sources
  • How to organize your research material
  • How to incorporate history and storytelling into your writing
  • How to design and print your family history
  • How to share your family history with relatives


ISBN: 9781891661129
$14.95 ©2000
Softcover
288 pages
5 3/8 x 8 3/8
Reference/How-To/Genealogy
Cindy Higgins— The author of How to Find Your Family Roots and Write Your Family History is a professor of journalism at Rockhurst University and the author of Kansas Breweries and Beer. She makes her home in the state of Kansas.


ISBN: 9781891661129
$14.95 ©2000
Softcover
288 pages
5 3/8 x 8 3/8
Reference/How-To/Genealogy
"If you're looking for a basic beginner's guide with overviews of records and lots of resources to further your search, this book is for you."
     —Family Tree Magazine

"The ideal introduction for beginning a family genealogy record."
     —The Bookwatch

"Aimed at the beginning genealogist, it contains helpful information for anyone interested in tracing their ancestry."
     —The Second Boat