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Genealogy for Dummies, 8th Edition Paperback – 5 Jul 2017

ISBN-13: 978-1119411963 ISBN-10: 1119411963 Edition: 8th Edition

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  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc; 8th Edition edition (5 July 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119411963
  • ISBN-13: 978-1119411963
  • Product Dimensions: 18.3 x 2.5 x 23.1 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 544 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 39,151 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

  • Develop and organize your research strategies
  • Learn about your DNA with 23andMe genetic reports
  • Share information through social networking

Jumpstart your genealogical journey

Tracing your ancestry can be a deeply rewarding and enjoyable endeavor. With the help of this hands–on guide, you′ll find out how to start your genealogical research using the latest tools and techniques, including DNA testing. You′ll learn how to leverage social media networking sites, add digital images to your family tree, and access public records and U.S. Census information. This book is packed with everything you need to uncover the clues to your family′s rich legacy.


  • Apps worth buying
  • Online and offline tools
  • Autosomal (atDNA) testing
  • Top sites to visit
  • Geographic resources
  • Ethnic–specific sites
  • How to use Census records
  • See inside! Offer for 23andMe genetic reports

About the Author

Matthew L. Helm and April Leigh Helm manage several leading online genealogical resources, including HistoryKat.com. They're also the founders of Boneyard Creek Heritage, Inc. Books by the Helms include Family Tree Maker For Dummies, Get Your Degree Online, Genealogy Online: Tech to Connect and seven editions of Genealogy Online For Dummies.

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