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  • A Genealogist’s Guide to Springfield, Illinois-Nook

    $4.99

    A Genealogist’s Guide to Springfield, Illinois is a great resource for genealogists who plan on researching in this geographic area.  Think of it as your personal travel guide with information on where to research in addition to where to eat and what to see.

    A Genealogist’s Guide to Springfield, Illinois was created by Jane Gwynn Haldeman who shares her familiarity with Springfield, Illinois and the surrounding area to assist genealogists and family in making their trip an enjoyable one.

  • A Genealogist’s Guide to Richmond, Virginia- Nook

    $4.99

    A Genealogist’s Guide to Richmond, Virginia is a great resource for genealogists who plan on researching in this geographic area.  Think of it as your personal travel guide with information on where to research in addition to where to eat and what to see. Listed are local and regional libraries and archives that those visiting the capital of Virginia may like to visit.  If you want to stretch your legs after a long day of genealogy there are suggestions for parks and other activities in addition to places to eat close to the more popular research facilities in the downtown area.

    This book was created by Shannon Combs-Bennett.  Within it she shares her familiarity with Richmond and the surrounding area to assist genealogists and family in making their trip an enjoyable one.

    Now available for just $4.99 in Nook format on Barnes & Noble

  • Cover- Ancestors in a Nation Divided

    Ancestors in a Nation Divided-Nook

    $9.99

    Whether your ancestor fought for the Union or the Confederacy, Ancestors In A Nation Divided will help you open the doors to his military service. You’ll learn about the battles he fought, camp life, injuries he may have sustained and more. Your research will put you alongside your ancestor in his Civil War journey. You’ll learn about his experiences and in knowing what he lived through you’ll be able to appreciate his service all the more. The Civil War changed this country’s path, it shaped our nation into what we know today and your ancestor had a hand in that. Ancestors In A Nation Divided will help you start learning about your Civil War ancestor today. (110 pages)

  • Digging for Ancestors: An In-Depth Guide to Land Records-Nook

    $9.99

    Michelle Roos Goodrum has been working with The In-Depth Genealogist to take her many blog posts, articles, and research experience in land records to develop a guide and extensive case study. The book is chock full of step by step explanations and analysis of many documents and includes great resources. The chapters in this book are adapted compilations of the early “Timeless Territories” articles published at The In-Depth Genealogist, related writings from her personal blog, The Turning of Generations, along with new material and useful resources.

    The Table of Contents include:

    Introduction
    Quick Start: Top Ten Tips
    1.         Getting Started with Land Records Research
    2.         Using Deed Indexes and Deeds
    3.         Transcribing Documents: Quick Answers to Why and How
    4.         Understanding Extracts and Abstracts
    5.         What are Dower and Dowry?
    6.         Using the BLM in Your Research
    7.         Baffled by Legal Property Descriptions?
    8.         Let’s Talk: State Land States
    9.         A Look at Cash Entry Files
    10.       Examining a Homestead File
    11.       Using Land Records to Solve Genealogical Problems
    12.       Cemetery Deeds: They’re Land Records, Too
    13.       Three Reasons to Visit the Old Family Home
    14.       Google Earth: See the Past in the Present
    15.       Fun with Land and Property Records

    Appendix A:       Resources for Land Records Research
    Appendix B:  Township Grid
    Index

    Now available for Nook readers through Barnes and Noble!