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Your passport to European research! Chart your research course to find your European ancestors with the beginner-friendly, how-to instruction in this book. This one-of-a-kind collection provides invaluable information about more than 35 countries in a single source. Each of the 14 chapters is devoted to a specific country or region of Europe and includes all the essential records and resources for filling in your family tree. Inside you'll find: Specific online and print resources including 700 websites. Contact information for more than 100 archives and libraries. Help finding relevant records. Traditions and historical events that may affect your family's past. Historical time lines and maps for each region and country. Tracing your European ancestors can be a challenging voyage. This book will start you on the right path to identifying your roots and following your ancestors' winding journey through history.
Journey Into the Past! Envision your ancestors' world--as your ancestors knew it--through hundreds of beautiful full-color reproductions of useful eighteenth and nineteenth century maps. The maps illustrate the historical boundaries of each of the U.S. states as they progressed from territories to statehood and show the shifting of county boundaries and names within states over the years. Inside you'll find: Full-color historical maps of the United States from each decade of the nineteenth century. Detailed, full-color historical maps of all 50 U.S. states. Time lines of significant events in each state's history. Charming nineteenth-century panoramic maps of key cities. Special-interest maps, which provide intriguing peeks into American society from average family sizes to taxation per capita to regional industries. This book is perfect for family historians researching their American roots. The maps can help you: put research in geographical context; identify jurisdictions that likely hold your ancestors' records; note the potential locations of "missing" records; track and visualize migrations; and understand the evolution of national, state and county borders. The maps also provide great historical context for students, teachers, homeschooling parents and anyone with an interest in U.S. history. Bring American history to life with this ultimate collection of vintage maps.
Journey to the Old Country From Ireland to Italy, Portugal to Poland, Germany to Greece, and everywhere in between, explore your ancestors' European homelands through more than 200 gorgeous reproductions of 18th-century maps, 19th-century and early 20th-century maps. These full-color period maps--covering the peak years of European immigration to America--will help you understand changing boundaries in ancestral countries, and inform your search for genealogical records. Inside you'll find: Historical maps of the European continent showing how national borders evolved over three centuries Detailed country maps illustrating key geographical units--provinces, counties, regions, cities and more Time lines of important events in each country's history Lists of administrative divisions by country for easy reference A complete index to aid in viewing maps of interest in greater detail online This country-by-country atlas is an indispensable tool for European genealogy. Put your ancestral origins in geographical context, unravel the boundary changes that trip up genealogists, and envision the old country as your ancestors knew it. The book is also a valuable reference for teachers, homeschooling parents and anyone with an interest in European history. Time travel across the continent with the Family Tree Historical Maps Book: Europe.
A Blast From the Past Take a trip down memory lane with this interactive trivia book of headlines, fads, sports, music and more from 1930-2010. Inside, you'll find year-by-year snapshots of the events and trends that shaped our lives. Family milestone fill-in pages for each year help you capture your memories of the things you loved and the events that touched your life. Involve the entire family for hours of interesting conversation. What was Grandpa's first job? Who was Mom's first crush? Relive the fun (or mishaps) of family vacations. Dust off your old music collection and replay the soundtrack of your youth. Pull out your photo album and marvel at the clothes you wore and the hairstyles you rocked. Travel back in time and relive some of your favorite memories withRemember That?
A Blast From the Past Take a trip down memory lane with this interactive trivia book of headlines, fads, sports, music and more from 1930-2010. Inside, you'll find year-by-year snapshots of the events and trends that shaped our lives. Family milestone fill-in pages for each year help you capture your memories of the things you loved and the events that touched your life. Involve the entire family for hours of interesting conversation. What was Grandpa's first job? Who was Mom's first crush? Relive the fun (or mishaps) of family vacations. Dust off your old music collection and replay the soundtrack of your youth. Pull out your photo album and marvel at the clothes you wore and the hairstyles you rocked. Travel back in time and relive some of your favorite memories with Remember That?
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