Delaware Heritage Collection Partners
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Where to find Ancestry.com
Several libraries and organizations in Delaware subscribe to organizational or library versions of Ancestry.com. This version of Ancestry.com must be used in-person, at the library. Free and open to the public.
- Bridgeville Public Library
- Lewes Public Library
- Rehoboth Beach Public Library
- South Coastal Library
- Delaware Public Archives
- Smyrna Public Library
- LDS Family History Center, Dover
New Castle County
- Appoquinimink Community Library
- Bear Library
- Brandywine Hundred Library
- Claymont Library
- Corbit-Calloway Memorial Library
- Delaware City Library
- Elsmere Library
- Garfield Park Community Activity Center
- Hockessin Library
- Kirkwood Library
- New Castle Public Library
- Newark Free Library
- Woodlawn Library
- LDS Family History Center, Newark
- LDS Family History Center, Wilmington
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Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques
Publication Date: 2013-08-20
Break through brick walls in your genealogical research Learn how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques shows you, step by step, how to uncover elusive details by taking advantage of specialized tools and software programs and using proven best practices for breaking through the brick walls that have hindered your progress. You'll get professional advice on formulating a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful track of your data, analyzing the evidence, and developing hypotheses. Real-world case studies demonstrate how you can apply the systematic procedures presented in this practical guide to your own research--and achieve success!
The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy
Publication Date: 2014-01-08
Guides you through the process of finding your ancestors, helping you: Effectively search various websites Decipher census data and other online records; Choose the best way to share data with family members; Connect with other genealogists through social media. Packed with tips on using free databases, new websites, and a growing number of genealogy apps, The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 3rd Edition has everything you need to scour the Internet and find your ancestors, going back generations!
Mastering Online Genealogy
Publication Date: 2014-01-28
Mastering Online Genealogy covers the use of computers and the Internet to successfully do your own genealogical research. The book includes information on: genealogy databases-what they are, where they are, and how to use them; free genealogy websites: who they are, strengths and weaknesses; subscription services: who they are, what they cost; pitfalls to watch out for, pratfalls to avoid the value of message boards, blogs, etc.; and what kind of computer and software to buy.
Mastering Family, Library and Church Records 2nd Edition
Publication Date: 2013-10-29
Helps genealogists locate, explore and extract the most relevant information from these records. Family records often supply genealogists with far more information than most individuals are aware. Sources such as family bibles, legal papers, letters, and even old photos can provide great data. Church records in particular are routinely overlooked but can provide a wealth of genealogical information, often extending family trees back-and forward-several generations.
The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy
Publication Date: 2014-03-11
Tells readers how to overcome those difficult roadblocks that frequently crop up. Investigative techniques, research insights and new websites are highlighted to assist with more advanced genealogical research. Areas covered include in-depth census research; mortality schedules; extensive section on military records; US region-by-region research assistance; global research tips; and when to engage the services of a professional genealogist and what you can expect.