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The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Scotland by: Amanda Epperson
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The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Scotland by: Amanda Epperson
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Author: Amanda Epperson
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 239
Size: 7 x 9 in.

Product Code: KP-2018-9781440354151-WH2

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You take the high road, and I'll take the low--and your family tree will be in Scotland before you know it. This book will help you uncover your Scottish heritage, from identifying your immigrant ancestor to tracking down records in the old country. With help from Scottish genealogy expert Amanda Epperson, you'll learn about church records, civil registrations, censuses and more, plus how to find them in online databases and in archives.

Whether your ancestors hail from the Highlands or the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, this book will help you grow your family tree in Scotland.

What's Inside

The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide features:

  • Basic information on how to start family history research, including identifying and tracing immigrant ancestors
  • Step-by-steps for finding and using records from both the United States and Scotland
  • Crash-course guides to Scottish history, geography, surnames and naming conventions

Who Should Get This Book

You'll love The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide if...

  • You just discovered Scottish heritage in your family tree and want to know how to learn more about your ancestors
  • You've hit a brick wall in your Scottish research and need some new leads and techniques
  • You're fascinated by Scottish culture and history want to know more

Contents of The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide:
Part One: Linking Your Family Tree to Scotland
Chapter 1: Discovering Your Scottish Heritage
Chapter 2: Jump-Starting Your Scottish Research
Chapter 3: Identifying Your Immigrant Ancestor
Part Two: Getting to Know the Old Country
Chapter 4: Understanding Scottish History
Chapter 5: Understanding Scottish Geography
Chapter 6: Deciphering Scottish Names and Handwriting
Part Three: Tracing Your Family in Scotland
Chapter 7: Civil Registration
Chapter 8: Church Records
Chapter 9: Census Records
Chapter 10: Wills and Property Records
Chapter 11: Military and Occupational Records
Chapter 12: Other Records
Part Four: Advanced Sources and Strategies
Chapter 13: Putting It All Together
Chapter 14: What to Do When You Get Stuck
Appendix A: Websites, Publications, and Archives
Appendix B: Societies
Appendix C: Latin Word List


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