Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research

Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research

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Now in its fifth edition, this handbook is an indispensable resource for anyone doing research in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. More than just a how-to book, it is a location guide to public records, repositories, librar­ies, and genealogical societies throughout New England. This edition includes introductory essays explaining basics of re­search and resources unique to each state, nearly 80 state and county maps, a listing of each town's parent and daughter towns, a checklist of published and manuscript vital and church records, and a user-friendly two-color design. What's new in the 5th edition? * Introductory essays for each state * Nearly 80 state and county maps * Checklist of published and manuscript vital and church records * Listing of parent and daughter towns * Updated repository information * Charts, artwork, photos, and other illustrations from New England * Two-color format throughout Praise for previous editions: This fine research tool is perhaps the most thorough listing and discussion of New England resources available-in print or on the Internet. -The Connecticut Nutmegger Winner of a 2012 G.K. Haukebo Heritage Resource Award and 2013 New England Book Show Design Award.
Publisher: Boston, MA : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012.
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780880822602
Characteristics: xiv, 418 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leclerc, Michael J.


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