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A Field Guide for Genealogists

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Unlike a textbook or how-to book, which genealogists should consult prior to venturing upon a research trip, A Field Guide for Genealogists, by Judy Jacobson, is the perfect book to take with you once you have embarked. Consider the following scenarios: (1) You're doing research in a courthouse when you come across a term in a will that you don't understand; (2) You run ac ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 332 pages
Published March 9th 2010 by Clearfield (first published 2001)
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Nov 13, 2015 Kristin rated it liked it
This is a great little book for loads of interesting facts. It is unfortunate that Ms. Jacobson did not have an editor. There are misspellings; for example, cannon rather than canon (law), guaranty instead of guarantee. Some sentences have words that just do not belong, and some facts are almost right. The year 1816 is listed as "Year of Summer" but should have been "Year of No Summer." There are numerous other instances, but in spite of these, the book is worth having for the historian or genea ...more
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