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The Family Tree cemetery field guide : how to find, record, & preserve your ancestors' graves / Joy Neighbors.

Neighbors, Joy, (author.).

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  • 7 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola LOCAL HIST & GEN 929.1072 NEI (Text) 33118000172535 Reference: Local History Collection Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 929.1072 NEI (Text) 34304000870348 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 929.107 NEI (Text) 33187004297756 Nonfiction In process -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 929.1072 NEIGHBOR (Text) 37500004438269 New Items Checked out 12/13/2017
Jay Co PL - Portland 929.1072 N384 (Text) 76383000454845 Adult New Shelf, NF Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon HER 929.1072 NEI (Text) 34330513153354 Heritage Center - New Book Shelf Available -
Montezuma PL - Montezuma 929.1 NEIG (Text) 36754000301408 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1072 Neighbor (Text) 31208912355643 new local history & genealogy Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1072 Neighbor (Text) 31208912355650 new local history & genealogy Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Main 929.1072 NEI (Text) 21401000500936 Adult New Release Checked out 11/27/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440352126
  • ISBN: 1440352127
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : black and white illustrations, charts, genealogical tables, forms ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : The Family Tree Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes black and white photos, sample genealogical charts, tables and sample worksheet forms.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-231) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Part 1, Planning your trip to the cemetery : 1. Why cemeteries -- 2. Cemetery records crash course -- 3. Finding your ancestors' graves -- Part 2, Researching on hallowed ground -- 4. Cemetery research strategies -- 5. Reading headstones -- 6. Headstone iconography guide -- Part 3, Making sense of your research -- 7. Next steps -- 8. Recording cemetery data online -- Part 4, Digging deeper -- 9. Other records -- 10. Preserving cemeteries -- Appendix A: Worksheets -- Appendix B: More resources -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "Unearth clues to your past. Not all research can be done from home - sometimes you have to head into the field. Cemeteries are crucial for any genealogist's search, and this book will show you how to search for and analyze your ancestors' graves. Discover tools for locating tombstones, tips for traipsing through cemeteries, an at-a-glance guide to frequently used gravestone icons, and practical strategies for on-the-ground research. And once you've returned home, learn how to incorporate gravestone information into your research, as well as how to upload grave locations to BillionGraves and record your findings in memorial pages on Find A Grave. The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide features: Detailed step-by-step guides to finding ancestor's cemeteries using websites like Find A Grave, plus how to record and preserve death and burial information ; Tips and strategies for navigating cemeteries and finding individual tombstones in the field, plus an at-a-glance guide to tombstone symbols and iconography ; Resources and techniques for discovering other death records and incorporating information from cemeteries into genealogical research." -- back cover.
Subject: Genealogy.
Cemeteries.
Registers of births, etc.

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