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Tracing Your European Roots

Publisher: Cold Springs Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 160 pages
Author: W. Quillen
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9781593601751
Other: 2nd ed., index
Publisher: Cold Springs Press

W. Daniel Quillen has released a new range of genealogy books, titled the "Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy" series.

The United States and Australia both have a large population who's roots go back to Europe. And many of our forbears came from more than one European country. For all of you whose ancestors hail from across the Atlantic, this is the book for you!

The countries covered by this book are: England, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, and the Czech and Slovak Republics.

'Tracing Your European Roots' shows you how to trace your European roots by covering the following topics:
- Where to find European records
- How to access European records
- How to use the Internet to help you in your search
- Pitfalls and issues in obtaining European records

Contents:
1. Introduction
2. The Basics
- Patronymics
- Spelling Woes
- US Records First
- What's in a Name?
- Know Your History
- Ethnic Gatherings
- Religion
- A Few Helpful Hints
3. Clues and Hints
- Family Tradition/ Legend / Knowledge
- Immigration & Naturalization Records
- Emigration Records
- US Census Records
- Passport Applications
- Histories / Biographies
4. Research Tools
- Ancestry.com
- Books
- Country- and record-specific websites
- Genealogy Societies
- Google
5. Your British Roots
- Key Records
- Censuses
- Where to Find British Census Records
- Civil Registration
- Parish Registration
- Wills & Probate Records
- Registration Districts
- Helpful Websites
- British National Archives
- British Names
6. Your Czech and Slovak Roots
- Key Records
- Civil Registration
- Church Records
- Helpful Websites
- Czech/Slovak Archives
- Sample Letters
- Genealogy Terms in Czech and Slovak
- Months of the Year
- Czech and Slovak Names
7. Your French Roots
- Key Records
- Civil Registration - Departments
- Censuses
- Parish Record
- Wills & Probate Records
- Helpful Websites
- French National Archives
- Vienne Parish Registers
- Sample Letters
- Genealogy Terms in French
- Months of the Year
- French Names
8. Your German Roots
- German States
- Patronymics
- Immigration Records
- Emigration Records
- Clan Books
- Sample Letters
- Genealogy Terms in German
- Months of the Year
- German
9. Your Irish Roots
- Geographical Units
- Key Records
- Censuses
- Civil Registration
- Helpful Websites
- Irish National Archives
- Going to Ireland
- Irish Names
10. Your Italian Roots
- Key Records
- Censuses
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
- Military Records
- Province Archives
- Helpful Websites
- Sample Letter
- Genealogy Terms in Italian
- Months of the Year
- Italian Names
11. Your Polish Roots
- Census
- Passports
- Obituaries
- Passenger Lists
- WWI and WWII Draft Registration Cards
- Partitioning of Poland
- Pilsh Records on the Internet
- Polish State Archives
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
- In-Country Research Services
- Sample Letter
- Genealogy Terms in Polish
- Polish Names
12. Your Portuguese Roots
- Portuguese Naming Trends
- Key Records
- Censuses
- Church Records
- Civil Registraton
- National Archives
- District Archives
- Helpful Websites
- Professional Genealogists
- Sample Letter
- Genealogical Terms in Portuguese
- Months of the Year
- Portuguese Names
13. Your Spanish Roots
- Key Records
- Censuses
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
- State Archives
- Helpful Websites
- Sample Letter
- Genealogical Terms in Spanish
- Months of the Year
- Spanish Names
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