Find more genealogy records and clues for your ancestors, faster, when you use special Google search techniques. Learn how to find your search terms in uploaded documents and PDF files, how to find books on specific places or surnames, and more. We will also discuss Google Books, Alerts, Images and possibly Google Earth. Be sure to print the handout ahead of class so you can follow along as the presenter demonstrates the techniques listed.
FamilySearch.org is the largest free genealogy records archive on the internet, with more than 7 billion name-searchable records from around the world: vital records, census, military, land, probate, and more. Many millions more records are available to browse as images (like looking at microfilm, only online). Learn tips and strategies for using this valuable site to find your ancestors and build your family tree. Includes 10-page handout.
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