Best Genealogy Books
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1. Mom, I Want to Hear Your Story: A Mother’s Guided Journal To Share Her Life & Her Love (Hear Your Story Books)
Author: by Jeffrey Mason
Show Mom Your Love and Appreciation by Giving Her the Gift That Tells Her Life Story. Mom I Want to Hear Your Story is the perfect way for your Mother to share the joys and triumphs of her life while also creating a cherished legacy.
Imagine reading about the details of her life and journey. Think of all you will learn about your Mom when you read the stories of her and her experiences. This the Original and Best-Selling Way for Your Mom to Share Her StoryMom, I Want to Hear Your Story will guide your Mother with prompts and questions, making it easy for her to share the stories of her childhood, teens, and adult years.
This will be her life, her victories, her challenges, and her lessons. You will give her the gift of legacy and you the gift of knowing her a little bit better. Newly Expanded and Upgraded. More Prompts, Pages, and Space for your Mom to Share Her Life and Story with You!
Bestselling author Jeffrey Mason has created this popular series of guided journals that have helped thousands create a legacy for their families by sharing their life stories, who they are, and what they have experienced. Buy Mom, I Want to Hear Your Story and give your Mother the gift that will continue to give as the years go by.
2. Tell Me Your Life Story, Dad: A Father’s Guided Journal and Memory Keepsake Book (Tell Me Your Life Story Series)
Author: by Questions About Me
Create a timeless keepsake that will be treasured by future generations. Tell Me Your Life Story, Dad is a beautifully designed gift to capture all of Dad’s precious memories and wisdom. This simple guided journal helps fathers record their life story with over 200 questions.
The thought-provoking questions and prompts are organized into chapters based on your father’s life stages to help him record memories, experiences, treasured moments and reflections. Once completed, this gift will become a precious treasure and personal keepsake of your father’s most important recollections, stories and life lessons that can be passed down to your children and cherished by future generations to come.Ideal Gift.
Makes a perfect and thoughtful gift for any occasion. Over 200 journal prompts. 126 detailed questions and 75 short questions.Elegant design.122 pages. Beautiful interior design, divided into six chapters.Perfect Size.7 x 10 inches (17.8 x 25. 4 cm)For fathers of all kinds. The inclusive questions are suitable for all fathers and family structures.Printed in the USA.
3. Dad's Journal: What I Want You to Know About Me and My Life
Author: by Jennifer Basye Sander
A gift to capture all of dad’s wisdom and precious memories. A special place for dads of any age to record the most significant reflections and remembrances of their lives. Sure to be a treasured keepsake for children and grandchildren.
It’s time to truly hear Dad’s whole storyhere, following carefully curated questions to delve into vivid details, fathers everywhere are invited to recount the beliefs, traditions, and treasured moments that have made them who they are today. Beginning with Dad’s own childhood and teenage years, to his life before children, and of course his journey through fatherhood, writing coach Jennifer Basye Sander has developed this guided journal with great attention to detail so no memory is forgotten.
From simple questions such as What was your favorite family vacation as a child? To more thought-provoking ones such as What do you think happens to us after we die? This will encourage Dad to roam far and wide inside his own memories for rich stories to share, life lessons that were learned, and beliefs that grew over time.
4. The Book of Myself: A Do-It-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions
Author: by David Marshall
Have you ever wanted to create your own autobiography or wished you could read about the life of a relative or friend? The Book of Myself is a do-it-yourself memoir that helps you record and preserve the experiences, relationships, and lessons that define you.
Created by a grandson who wanted to capture his grandfather’s life story for future generations, The Book of Myself offers 201 memory-evoking prompts on family, friends, and the journey you take through all of life’s stages. It is the perfect way for you – or someone close to you – to record life’s highlights and everyday moments that can slip through your fingers if not written down.
5. Scotland: A History from Earliest Times
Author: by Alistair Moffat
September 22, 2015
Five hundred million years of Scottish history from the author of Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms: Deserves a prominent place in the history canon (Scots Magazine). Covering the Ice Age to the recent Scottish Referendum, the acclaimed historian and author explores the history of the Scottish nation.
Focusing on key moments such as the Battle of Bannockburn and the Jacobite risings, Moffat also features other episodes in history that are perhaps less well documented. From prehistoric timber halls to inventions and literature, Moffat’s epic explores the drama of battle, change, loss, and innovation interspersed with the lives of ordinary Scottish folk, the men and women who defined a nation.
Moffat plunders the facts and fables to create a richly-detailed and comprehensive analysis of a nation’s past and references a huge number of sources. Scotland Magazine The great thing about Moffat’s account is that, for all its emphasis on uncertainty, it rattles along with complete narrative certainty, to the extent that great events consistently take even a historically literate reader unawares.
6. Anne of Green Gables
Author: by L. M. Montgomery
Bantam Books (Classics)
Read the timeless classic about the beloved Anne Shirley, a red-haired orphan with a fiery spirit, before the new NETFLIX series premieres and don’t miss the forward by Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale, celebrating the 100th anniversary of this children’s favorite!
Eleven-year-old Anne Shirley has never known a real home. Since her parents’ deaths, she’s bounced around to foster homes and orphanages. When she is sent by mistake to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she wants to stay forever.
But Anne is not the sturdy boy Matthew and Marilla were expecting. She’s a mischievous, talkative redheaded girl with a fierce temper, who tumbles into one scrape after another. Anne is not like anybody else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special, a girl with an enormous imagination.
All she’s ever wanted is to belong somewhere. And the longer she stays at Green Gables, the harder it is for anyone to imagine life without her.”[Anne is] the dearest and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice.”-Mark Twain
Grandfather, I Want to Hear Your Story: A Grandfather's Guided Journal to Share His Life and His Love (Hear Your Story Books)
Author: by Jeffrey Mason
Give Your Grandfather the Gift of Love, Memories and Legacy. Grandfather, I Want to Hear Your Story is the perfect place for your Grandfather to tell his life story while also creating a cherished legacy. Imagine reading your Grandfather’s words as he shares his journey.
Imagine sitting with your children, his grandchildren, and reading his story to them. Grandfather, I Want to Hear Your Story uses prompts and questions to guide your Grandfather to tell the stories of his childhood, his teens, and his adult years.
This will be his tale, his triumphs, his challenges. Bestselling author Jeffrey Mason has created a guided journal that will give your Grandfather the gift of legacy and you and everyone he loves, the gift of memories. Buy Grandfather, I Want to Hear Your Story and give your Grandfather a unique gift that will continue to give as the years go by.”My grandad isn’t one to talk about himself, so I loved every word he has written in this book.” -Charles Trice”I can’t wait to get the grandmother version for my grandma.” !.” -Kim Small”My grandad loved this!.” -Sarah StinsonBuy Grandfather, I Want to Hear Your Story and Give Your Grandfather a forever gift.
8. Mom's Journal: What I Want You to Know About Me and My Life
Author: by Jennifer Basye Sander
A perfect gift for any mom. Even if she has to buy it herself, this beautifully designed, keepsake is a special place for moms to record the most significant remembrances of their lives. It is sure to be a treasured keepsake for children and grandchildren.
It’s time to truly hear your mother’s whole storyhere, following carefully curated questions to delve into vivid details, mothers everywhere are invited to recount the beliefs, traditions, and treasured moments that have made them who they are today. Beginning with Mom’s childhood and teenage years, to her life before children, and of course her journey through motherhood, writing coach Jennifer Basye Sander has developed this guided journal with great attention to detail so no memory is forgotten.
From simple questions such as What was your favorite family vacation as a child? To more thought-provoking ones such as What do you think happens to us after we die? This journal will encourage Mom to roam far and wide inside her own memories for stories to share, life lessons that were learned, and beliefs that grew over time.
9. Tell Me Your Life Story, Mom: A Mother’s Guided Journal and Memory Keepsake Book (Tell Me Your Life Story Series)
Author: by Questions About Me
Create a timeless keepsake that will be treasured by future generations. Tell Me Your Life Story, Mom is a beautifully designed gift to capture all of Mom’s precious memories and wisdom. This simple guided journal helps mothers record their life story with over 200 questions.
The thought-provoking questions and prompts are organized into chapters based on your mother’s life stages to help her record memories, experiences, treasured moments and reflections. Once completed, this gift will become a precious treasure and personal keepsake of your mother’s most important recollections, stories and life lessons that can be passed down to your children and cherished by future generations to come.Ideal Gift.
Makes a perfect and thoughtful gift for any occasion. Over 200 journal prompts. 126 detailed questions and 75 short questions.Elegant design.122 pages. Beautiful interior design, divided into six chapters.Perfect Size.7 x 10 inches (17.8 x 25. 4 cm)For mothers of all kinds. The inclusive questions are suitable for all mothers and family structures.Printed in the USA.
10. Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy
Author: by Sunny Morton
Family Tree Books
Capture the stories of a lifetime Record the stories of your life-or a loved one’s-for posterity! The Story of My Life workbook makes it easy: Simply follow the prompts to preserve memories from your entire life. The book includes sections on parents, siblings, childhood, high school, career, and adulthood.
There’s also space to note vital statistics about yourself and immediate family members as a genealogical record. The workbook features: Fill-in pages with thought-provoking prompts to capture key moments that define your life Advice and exercises to reconstruct memories from long ago Interactive pages for family and friends to share their own stories Special forms for spotlighting important people, places and times A great gift for your children to learn about their parents’ lives or the jumping-off point for writing a memoir, the Story of My Life workbook will help you preserve your memories for generations to come.
11. The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy
Author: by Blaine T. Bettinger
Family Tree Books
Unlock the family secrets in your DNA! Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide (newly updated and expanded to include th latest DNA developments) will teach you what DNA tests are available; the pros and cons of the major testing companies; and how to choose the right test to answer your specific genealogy questions.
And once you’ve taken a DNA test, this guide will help you use your often-overwhelming results, with tips for understanding ethnicity estimates, navigating suggested cousin matches, and using third-party tools like GEDmatch to further analyze your data. The book features: Colorful diagrams and expert definitions that explain key DNA terms and concepts such as haplogroups and DNA inheritance patterns Detailed guides to each of the major kinds of DNA tests and tips for selecting the DNA test that can best help you solve your family mysteries, with case studies showing how each can be useful Information about third-party tools you can use to more thoroughly analyze your test results once you’ve received them Test comparison guides and research forms to help you select the most appropriate DNA test and organize your results Insights into how adoptees and others who know little about their ancestry can benefit from DNA testing Whether you’ve just heard of DNA testing or you’ve tested at all three major companies, this guide will give you the tools you need to unpuzzle your DNA and discover what it can tell you about your family tree.
12. Genealogy Organizer – A Genealogy Notebook With Genealogy Charts And Forms, Family Tree Chart Book: Genealogy Gift For Family History Buff & … (Genealogy Organizer Charts and Forms)
Author: by Genealogy FP
Genealogy Organizer – A Genealogy Notebook With Genealogy Charts And Forms, Family Tree Chart Book(Genealogy Gift For Family History Buff & Genealogists; Family Tree Book You Fill In; 5 Generation Genealogy Pedigree Charts; Ancestry Workbook Journal) GENEALOGY ORGANIZER: This genealogy notebook makes it easy to record and organize your family history.
It has family tree charts to fill in, 5 generation genealogy pedigree charts, family group sheets. KEEP TRACK OF PRECIOUS FAMILY HISTORY MEMORIES: It can keep track of basic genealogy information and special family memories, including a 5 generation pedigree chart, family tree chart, correspondence logs, traditions, heirloom histories, family records, family old recipes and all the research that you have done.
5 GENERATION PEDIGREE CHARTS: An innovative 2 page family tree presented in left and right page of the book, giving you a one glance view of the family ancestors and descendants. FAMILY GROUP SHEETS: Begin recording information and stories about your ancestors and your parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
13. Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website
Author: by Nancy Hendrickson
Family Tree Books
Master the world’s #1 Genealogy Website Discover the secrets to Ancestry.Com success! This book, newly revised and expanded, will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.Com subscription. Inside, you’ll discover how to take advantage of what the world’s biggest genealogy website has to offerand how to find answers to your genealogy questions within its billions of records and millions of AncestryDNA profiles.
Each chapter includes step-by-step examples with illustrations to show you exactly how to apply search techniques to your genealogy. A new section on AncestryDNA will also help you understand and analyze your DNA test results. What you’ll learn:* Timesaving tips for uncovering specific records, time periods and topics using Ancestry.
Com’s search forms and Card Catalog* Details on Ancestry. Com’s historical record collections, including what you can expect to find in them* Step-by-step guides for creating and managing your family tree on Ancestry. Com, plus how to connect with other users and utilize the site’s powerful Hint system* Plain-language strategies for using your AncestryDNA results, including guides to your ethnicity report and DNA matchesWhether you’ve just begun dabbling in family history or you’re a longtime Ancestry.
14. Genealogy Standards Second Edition Revised
Author: by Board for Certification of Genealogists
How do family historians know they are producing or receiving trustworthy results? This official manual from the Board of Certification for Genealogists, essentially a users’ guide for family historians, provides standards for genealogical researchers to assess their own and others’ work.
The revised second edition increases the clarity of DNA and privacy standards. Those standards are especially useful in the twenty-first century, when many genealogists use a complex new toolDNA testingand trace living people more often than they did in the past.
15. Highland Clans
Author: by Alistair Moffat
Thames & Hudson
A brisk and accessible guide to a thousand years of reiving and rivalry in the Highlands. The Scotsman The story of the Highland clans of Scotland is famous, the names celebrated, and the deeds heroic. Having clung to ancient traditions of family, loyalty, and valor for centuries, the clans met the beginning of their end at the fateful Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Alistair Moffat traces the history of the clans from their Celtic origins to the coming of the Romans; from Somerled the Viking to Robert the Bruce; from the great battles of Bannockburn and Flodden to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite Risings; and from the Clearances to the present day.
Moffat is an adept guide to the world of the clans, a world dominated by lineage, land, and community. These are stories of great leaders and famous battles, and of an extraordinary people, shaped by the unique traditions and landscape of the Scottish Highlands.
It’s a story too about the pain of leaving, with the great emigrations to the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand that began after Culloden. Complete with a clan map and an alphabetical list of the clans of the Scottish Highlands, this is a must for anyone interested in the history of Scotland.
16. Grandmother, I Want to Hear Your Story: A Grandmother's Guided Journal to Share Her Life and Her Love (Hear Your Story Books)
Author: by Jeffrey Mason
Give Your Grandmother the Gift of Love, Memories and Legacy. Grandmother, I Want to Hear Your Story is the perfect place for your Grandmother to tell you her special life story while also creating a cherished legacy. Imagine reading your Grandmother’s words as she shares her journey.
Imagine sitting with your children, her grandchildren, and reading her story to them. Upgraded and expanded to provide more room for all of your Grandmother’s memories. Grandmother, I Want to Hear Your Story uses prompts and questions to guide your Grandmother, making it simple for her to tell the stories of her childhood, her teens, and her adult years.
This will be her tale, her triumphs, her challenges. Bestselling author Jeffrey Mason has specially created this guided journal, so you can give your Grandmother the gift of legacy while giving you and everyone she loves, the gift of memories.
Buy Grandmother, I Want to Hear Your Story and give your Grandmother a unique gift that will continue to give as the years go by. Available in both paperback and hardback using high quality materials.”I want my kids to know who my Mom is.” -Estella Rogers”This is a perfect gift for Grandparents’ Day.” -Mary Stinson”I learned so much about my Mom from this book.” -Tyson CrottyBuy Grandmother, I Want to Hear Your Story and Give Your Grandmother a forever gift.