Surname Genealogy Research Strategies Web Seminar Download

Learn the tricks to researching all the surnames in your family tree with this hour-long webinar, covering common last names, misspellings and translation errors, research tips, and more.
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but for the family historian, names are vital to our research – and often just as thorny! Learn the best methods to research your family's trickiest last names, from misspellings and repetitions to names that double as other words, plus search tools and techniques that everyone can use, from beginning genealogists to more advanced family historians.

In this hour-long presentation Nancy Hendrickson will show you tricks for tackling difficult last names in your family tree. You'll learn the strategies and resources that will help you navigate past common surnames and other tricky issues. With these great research strategies in your arsenal, you'll be blowing down those surname obstacles and brick walls in no time!

Who Should Purchase This Webinar

You'll love Surname Genealogy Research Strategies if ...

  • Your surname research has led you down a thorny path
  • You want to learn great tips for finding ancestors whose last names might be misspelled or mistranslated
  • You're want new tricks to bust down brick walls in your research

What You'll Learn

Surname Genealogy Research Strategies features:

  • Key search methods for uncovering information about your ancestors with difficult last names
  • Tips for distinguishing between people with a common name - which one is your ancestor?
  • Advice for tackling searches when your ancestors' surnames double as other commonly searched words
  • Research examples that demonstrate what works (and help you avoid research pitfalls)

About Your Presenter: Nancy Hendrickson

Internet genealogy expert Nancy Hendrickson is the author of the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com. A contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine, Nancy has authored more than 300 newsletter and magazine articles, and numerous non-fiction books. She's also a course developer and instructor for Family Tree University.

Nancy's interest in preserving family history began in childhood, with family stories of wagon trains, Civil War battles, Indians, and prairie fires. Since that time, Nancy has been an avid genealogy researcher, photographic archivist of the frontier west, and family history book consultant. Find out more at AncestorNews.com.

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SKU R1911
Product Type Video Download
Runtime 60 Minutes
File Type MP4, PDF
Author/Speaker/Editor Nancy Hendrickson
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
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