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Courthouse Research for Family Historians: Your Guide to Genealogical Treasures

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Finally--the only guidebook devoted exclusively to research in America's courthouses. Full of essentials starting with preparation, interacting with the clerks, using the indexes, and what to expect to find in each courthoiuse office. But it doesn't stop there. Evaluating the records and using them to solve genealogical problems are included. For those who can't travel to ...more
Paperback, 237 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by CR Publications
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Laini
Without Christine's handy-dandy guide, I might never have conquered my trepidation of researching in courthouses. With no experience, I was nervous about what I might encounter, and what was necessary to obtain the data I needed. I needed a good guide, but knew I'd have to do my research alone.

Now that I've read her book, I can't imagine why I was ever nervous! I started small, in little bitty Monroe (Green County) here in Wisconsin, and have now hit Racine, Marathon, Rock (twice) Counties, and
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Debbi
There's a lot of information here. I'll have to keep it handy and review sections before I go into any courthouses to conduct research. The section on the various styles of record keeping was especially informative.
Michelle
Excellent guide to take to the courthouse and find those dead people.
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