Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the No. 1 Genealogy Website

Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the No. 1 Genealogy Website

by Nancy Hendrickson
     
 

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Master the world's #1 genealogy website and discover the secrets to Ancestry.com success! This book, updated in 2016 to include the most recent changes to the site, will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription by showing you how to take advantage of all the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer—and how to find

Overview

Master the world's #1 genealogy website and discover the secrets to Ancestry.com success! This book, updated in 2016 to include the most recent changes to the site, will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription by showing you how to take advantage of all the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer—and how to find answers to your family tree questions within its 14 billion records, 60 million family tree and 32,000 databases.

What you'll learn:

  • Step-by-step strategies for structuring your searches to find what you're looking for faster
  • How to drill down to specific records, time periods and topics using the card catalog
  • Details on each of Ancestry.com's historical record collections, including what you can expect to find in them—and when you need to look elsewhere
  • Tips for creating and managing your family tree on Ancestry.com, as well as connecting your tree to others on the site
  • Timesaving tricks to maximize your Ancestry.com Hints (the "shaky leaf"), Tree Sync with Family Tree Maker, and the Ancestry.com mobile app

Each chapter includes step-by-step examples with illustrations to show you exactly how to apply the techniques to your genealogy.

Whether you've just begun dabbling in family history or you're a longtime Ancestry.com subscriber, this book will turn you into an Ancestry.com power user!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440336188
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
11/18/2014
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
88,893
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Hendrickson is an Internet genealogy expert who has been interviewed on the subject in national publications including the New York Times, Kiplinger's, and Better Homes and Gardens. She has written several best-selling ebooks in the genealogy category of the Kindle store on Amazon.com, including 101 of the Best Free Websites for Climbing Your Family Tree.

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