Saturday, July 1, 2023

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Top 10 Genealogy Related Books That Helped You

 Calling all Genea-Musings Fans:

It's Saturday Night again -
time for some more Genealogy Fun!!

Here is your assignment, should you decide to accept it (you ARE reading this, so I assume that you really want to play along - cue the Mission Impossible music!):

1)  What are the Top 10 genealogy related books that helped you the most in your family history research?

2)  Write your own blog post, or leave a comment on this post, or write something on Facebook.

Here's mine:

I have been collecting genealogy related books since 1988, so I've experienced both the reliance on printed books and the availability of digitized books.  I'm going to concentrate on the printed books that have helped me the most.

Evidence Explained, Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, by Elizabeth Shown Mills.

*  The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, and The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, by Robert Charles Anderson.

Professional Genealogy, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills.

Mastering Genealogical Proof, by Thomas W. Jones.

Genetic Genealogy in Practice, by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne.

New Englanders in the 1600s, by Martin E. Hollick.

The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States, by Gary Boyd Roberts.

In Search of Your British & Irish Roots, by Angus Baxter.

*  Courthouse Research for Family Historians, by Christine Rose.

*  Genealogy and the Law, by Kay Haviland Freilich and William Freilich.


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Lisa S. Gorrell said...

Hard to pick just 10.

Janice M. Sellers said...

Definitely hard to pick only ten.

Linda Stufflebean said...

I've been so busy for the last 2 days that I'm just now posting my list: