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In Search of Family History: A Starting Place

By: Paul Drake

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1992

Seller ID: D0718

ISBN: 1556137184

Condition: 145 pages, 8.5x11, 1992, 8?x11, paper, index, 145 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Grown from class materials this book will guide you from your first interview through exploring cemeteries, churches and the secrets of your local libraries to discovering the treasures hidden in courthouses and the National Archives. In his own unique style the author will alert you to the true value of your data, teach you how to weigh your information, and warn you of the pitfalls you may encounter. This large-format book is illustrated with no less than thirty documents which will familiarize you with the kind of documents you are likely to encounter. The index makes this the most user- fr... View more info

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You Ought to Write All That Down: A Guide to Organizing and Writing Genealogical Narrative. Revised Edition

By: Paul Drake

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: D0989

ISBN: 0788409891

Condition: 218 pages, 8.5x11, (1998), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A companion piece to In Search of Family History, A Starting Place. We all have been told that we should write a book. Here is a complete, detailed, and well written guide for planning, organizing, writing, publishing and selling such a work. Included are sections on how to glean the most information from some old sources, write interestingly and clearly, site sources and avoid copyright problems. Instructions also cover the use of numbering systems, illustrations, charts, pedigrees, maps, and writings of others.218 pages, 8.5x11, (1998), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heri... View more info

More What Did They Mean By That

By: Paul Drake

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: D3571

ISBN: 0078843571X

Condition: 224 pages, 6x9, 2006, 6x9, cloth, 224 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info

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What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms, Old and New

By: Paul Drake

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D2500

ISBN: 0788425005

Condition: 348 pages, 6x9, (2000), 2007, 6x9, cloth, 348 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info

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What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms, Old and New

By: Paul Drake

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D6848

ISBN: 0788471694

Condition: 348 pages, 6x9, (2000), 2009, 6x9, paper, 348 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as... View more info

Missing Pieces: How to Find Birth Parents and Adopted Children. A Search and Reunion Guidebook

By: Paul Drake and Beth Sherrill

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)

Seller ID: D2534

ISBN: 0078842534X

Condition: 302 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 302 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Here is a complete “how-to” find adopted children or birth parents. Such reunions are ever more desired and in favor today, and of all researchers genealogists are the best trained to undertake such searches for themselves or for others for hire. Author Beth Sherrill, a social worker by profession, was surrendered over to adoption at birth, she having been the only one of six children given up by her birth mother. Paul Drake, JD, is a nationally known genealogist and writer, both authors reside in TN. Included is a definitive chapter concerning the use of family medical history ... View more info

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Genealogy: How To Find Your Ancestors, Revised Edition

By: Paul Drake, J.D. and Margaret Grove Driskill

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: D1476

ISBN: 0788414763

Condition: 145 pages, 8.5x11, (2000), 2010, 8?x11, paper, 145 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


145 pages, 8.5x11, (2000), 2010, 8?x11, paper, 145 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info