This book covers the use of two of the most effective sets of genealogical information available to genealogists: Census and military records. Topics include: Federal censuses: what they are, how to use them, pitfalls and issues concerning the information found in them; Mortality schedules: a frequently overlooked gold mine of little-known genealogical data; State censuses: genealogically rich resources Military records: where and how to find them, what information is available War-by-war records availability
W. Daniel Quillen is the author of the classic "Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors" as well as "The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy." For 26 years, W. Daniel Quillen has been a professional writer specializing in travel and technical subjects. He teaches beginning genealogy courses to university students and working adults, and is a frequent lecturer in genealogy classes taught in the greater Denver area.
This is the third title in the new Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy series.