Rhineland place name indexes : identifying place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes / Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLG 929.13 M664RHI 2015 (Text)||00000106204902||Genealogy book||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781628590463
- ISBN: 1628590467
- Physical Description: x, 136 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
- Publisher: Orting, WA : Family Roots Publishing Co., 
|General Note:|| "FPRC Printing: 2015"--Page ii.
Originally published: Woods Cross, Utah : GRT Publishing, 2003.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (page vi).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Reverse alphabetical index of Rhineland -- Alphabetical index of Rhineland -- Reverse alphabetical index of German provinces -- Alphabetical index of German provinces.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Every researcher has known the frustration or eventually will: you can read every letter in the town's name except the first! The page is torn or eaten away, the ink faded, the initial letter overly artistic, the microfilm of poor quality. Then begins the process of guessing what the first letter or syllable is. The Reverse Alphabetical Index offers a quick solution to the problem. You can construct the name letter-by-letter backwards, using the legible letters and working from the end toward the beginning. If the name as you first spell it cannot be found on a map or in a gazetteer, compare it to other names with similar endings and you will likely find the correct version. What could have been a mountain in your research has just been reduced to a molehill."--Page  of cover.
|Language Note:|| Instructions on use of reverse alphabetical index in both English and German.
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