Unofficial Guide to

Unofficial Guide to : How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website

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Discover the secrets to success! This book will help you get the most out of your subscription by showing you how to take advantage of what the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer--and how to find answers to your family tree questions within its billions of records and massive network of family trees. This newly updated guide reflects the site's many changes, with screenshots that demonstrate how to create family trees, navigate the site, and use's search engines. A new section on AncestryDNA will also help you dive deeper into your research, with detailed guides to interpreting test results and applying them to research.

What you'll learn:

Step-by-step strategies for structuring your searches to find what you're looking for faster
Details on each of's historical record categories, including what you can expect to find in them
Tips for creating and managing your family tree on, as well as connecting your tree to others on the site
Timesaving tricks to maximize your experience, including Hints (the "shaky leaf"), AncestryDNA, and the mobile app

Whether you've just begun dabbling in family history or you're a longtime subscriber, this book will turn you into an power user!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 178 x 232 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • United States
  • English
  • 2ed
  • 1440353263
  • 9781440353260
  • 184,350

About Nancy Hendrickson

Nancy Hendrickson (San Diego, CA) is an author and instructor who has written several books about online genealogy, including two bestsellers on
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