More than 20 percent of Americans are of Irish or British descent and W. Daniel Quillen offers special advice just for these do-it-yourself genealogists. More than 63 million Americans claim Irish or British ancestry. And many of those millions are searching for their ancestral roots. Most wone(tm)t be able to trace back many generations before they have to eoeleap across the ponde in search of their ancestors, and Volume V in Quillene(tm)s Essentials of Genealogy helps budding genealogists do just that. Topics addressed in the book include: · Where to find Irish and British records · How to access these records · How to use the Internet to help you in your search · Necessary preparations for a trip abroad to do research in these countries · Pitfalls and issues in obtaining such records · Research tips specifically geared for England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales New to this edition: more in-depth treatment of tracing your Scottish ancestors.
Quillen, W. Daniel
Tracing your Irish & British roots
Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. : Cold Spring Press, c2013.
143 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Edition statement from cover.
Statement of Responsibility:
W. Daniel Quillen
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Irish Americans Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc.
British Americans Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Ireland Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Great Britain Genealogy Handbooks, manuals, etc.