Genealogy Research Books

Nancy Hendrickson (2018)

Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Websites

Discover the secrets to Ancestry.com success! This book will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com 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.

Nancy Hendrickson
(2017)

Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-To Manual for Tracing Your Family Tree on the #1 Genealogy Website

Ancestry.com keeps growing, but how can you find your ancestors on the huge and ever-changing site? In this workbook, an essential companion to the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com, you’ll learn how to use Ancestry.com to its full advantage with detailed guides to searching Ancestry.com’s digitized records.

Kenyatta D. Berry
(2018)

The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy

Whether you are looking for your African Asian, European, or Jewish ancestry. The Family Tree Toolkit guides you on how and where to begin, what records are available both online and in repositories, what to do once you find the information, how to share your story and of course DNA discoveries.

Blaine T. Bettinger

Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available to genealogists. This plain-English guide, newly revised and expanded, is a one-stop resource on genetic genealogy for family historians.

The Family Tree Problem Solver
Marsha Hoffman Rising

The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising’s newly updated bestselling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek. Here, you’ll find answers to genealogy’s toughest problems.

James Beidler

The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Germanic Ancestry in Europe

Follow your family tree back to its roots in Bavaria, Baden, Prussia, Hesse, Saxony, Wurttemburg and beyond. This in-depth genealogy guide will walk you step by step through the exciting journey of researching your German heritage, whether your ancestors came from lands now in modern-day.

Allison Dolan
(2014)

The Family Tree Historical Maps Book:  A State-by-State Atlas of US History, 1790-1900

Envision your ancestors’ world–as your ancestors knew it–through hundreds of beautiful full-color reproductions of useful eighteenth and nineteenth century maps. The maps illustrate the historical boundaries of each of the U.S. states as they progressed from territories to statehood and show the shifting of county boundaries and names within states over the years.

Allison Dolan

The Family Tree Guidebook to Europe: Your Essential Guide to Trace Your Genealogy in Europe

Chart your research course to find your European ancestors with the beginner-friendly, how-to instruction in this book. This one-of-a-kind collection provides invaluable information about more than 35 countries in a single source.

Melaine D. Holz
(2017)

The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree in Italy

This in-depth guide will walk you through the exciting journey of researching your Italian famiglia both here and in Italy. Inside, you’ll find tips for every phase of Italian genealogy research, from identifying your immigrant ancestor and pinpointing his hometown to uncovering records of him in Italian archives.