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Your Fascinating Family History

Author : Mary J. Johnson
ISBN : 9781610801263
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Learn how to research, understand, and arrange information about your ancestors.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduction To Family History Student Manual

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ISBN : 9781465116635
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"Religion 261, Introduction to Family History, is a one-semester course in which you will learn gospel doctrines and principles essential to the work of redeeming the dead and how to find information about your ancestors that is needed to perform saving ordinances for them. The Lord has revealed that a great missionary effort is under way in the spirit world (see D&C 138:28–37). You become part of this great work when you identify your ancestors who did not receive the essential gospel ordinances in this life. It is your privilege to be baptized, confirmed, endowed, and sealed in their behalf in the temple, and males may receive the Melchizedek Priesthood for deceased males there. In this way all of our Heavenly Father’s children can come unto Christ and be perfected in Him. President Wilford Woodruff (1807–98) spoke about the significance of the work of redeeming the dead: “I wish many times that the veil were lifted off the face of the Latter-day Saints. I wish we could see and know the things of God as they do who are laboring for the salvation of the human family who are in the spirit world; for if this were so, this whole people, with very few, if any, exceptions, would lose all interest in the riches of the world, and instead thereof their whole desires and labors would be directed to redeem their dead, to perform faithfully the work and mission given us on earth; so that when we ourselves should pass behind the veil and meet with Joseph and the ancient apostles, and others who are watching over us and who are deeply interested in our labors, we might feel satisfied in having done our duty” (The Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, ed. G. Homer Durham [1946], 152)."
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White Like Her

Author : Gail Lukasik
ISBN : 9781510724150
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race and Racial Passing is the story of Gail Lukasik’s mother’s “passing,” Gail’s struggle with the shame of her mother’s choice, and her subsequent journey of self-discovery and redemption. In the historical context of the Jim Crow South, Gail explores her mother’s decision to pass, how she hid her secret even from her own husband, and the price she paid for choosing whiteness. Haunted by her mother’s fear and shame, Gail embarks on a quest to uncover her mother’s racial lineage, tracing her family back to eighteenth-century colonial Louisiana. In coming to terms with her decision to publicly out her mother, Gail changed how she looks at race and heritage. With a foreword written by Kenyatta Berry, host of PBS's Genealogy Roadshow, this unique and fascinating story of coming to terms with oneself breaks down barriers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Writing Your Family History

Author : Gill Blanchard
ISBN : 9781781593721
Genre : Reference
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Gill Blanchard's practical step-by-step guide to writing a family history is designed for anyone who wants to bring their ancestors' stories to life. She looks at ways of overcoming the particular problems family historians face when writing a family history -- how to deal with gaps in knowledge, how to describe generations of people who did the same jobs or lived in the same area, how to cover the numerous births, marriages and deaths that occur, and when to stop researching and start writing.?Her book provides examples to help readers find their own writing style, deal with family stories, missing pieces of information and anomalies. It also offers advice on key aspects of composition, such as adding local and social history context and using secondary material. The focus throughout is on how to develop a story from beginning to end.?Exercises are a key feature of the text. There is guidance on the various formats a family history can take and how to choose the appropriate one, with examples of format and layout. Production and publishing are also covered -- books, booklets, newsletters, websites, blogs and ebooks.
Category: Reference

Your Living Family Tree

Author : Mary-Jill Bellhouse
ISBN : 9781452524771
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Wouldn't you love to know all about your family history? Who were your ancestors? Your family tree can tell you their names, where they lived and how they made their living, but wouldn't you like to know more? Did you inherit any of their looks or personality traits? What were the experiences and events that shaped their lives? We can't ask those who have already gone, but what if future generations of your family could discover the answers to these questions, and more, by listening to their ancestors telling their own stories? You can record conversations with your living relatives about their own unique life experiences and about your family history. When the fascinating patchwork of stories is stitched together, a living branch, with living ancestors, appears on your family tree. In Your Living Family Tree, author Mary-Jill Bellhouse offers an easy step-by-step guide to get you started recording your family history. This guide is full of practical techniques and tips on how to prepare for an interview, how to conduct the interview and what to do with the completed recordings. She includes questions - designed to elicit candid and relaxed responses from your interviewee -grouped into logical chronological sections: * Early family years and relatives * Childhood family home * Family life growing up * Primary and high school years * Further education * Adult life and career * Love and marriage * First home after marriage * Starting a family * Th e war years * Religion, travel, and other interests * Looking back and taking stock Everyone has a unique story to tell and your relatives have valuable information to share. Preserve their precious memories now and create a living branch on your family tree for future generations to treasure.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Shaking The Family Tree

Author : Buzzy Jackson
ISBN : 1439149267
Genre : Social Science
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“WHO ARE YOU AND WHERE DO YOU COME FROM? ” As a historian, Buzzy Jackson thought she knew the answers to these simple questions—that is, until she took a look at her scrawny family tree. With a name like Jackson (the twentieth most common American surname), she knew she must have more relatives and more family history out there, somewhere. Her first visit to the Boulder Genealogy Society brought her more questions than answers . . . but it also gave her a tantalizing peek into the fascinating (and enormous) community of family-tree huggers and after-hours Alex Haleys. In Shaking the Family Tree, Jackson dives headfirst into her family gene pool: flying cross-country to locate an ancient family graveyard, embarking on a weeklong genealogy Caribbean cruise, and even submitting her DNA for testing to try to find her Jacksons. And in the process of researching her own family lore (Who was Bullwhip Jackson?) she meets legions of other genealogy buffs who are as interesting as they are driven—from the boy who saved his allowance so he could order his great-grandfather’s death certificate to the woman who spends her free time documenting the cemeteries of Colorado ghost towns. Through Jackson’s research she connects with distant relatives, traces her roots back more than 250 years and in the process comes to discover—genetically, historically, and emotionally—the true meaning of “family” for herself.
Category: Social Science

Recording Your Family History

Author : William P. Fletcher
ISBN : 0396088872
Genre : Oral biography
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A program designed to help record the oral history of a relative or friend and preserve it on audio or video tape for future generations.
Category: Oral biography

A Fascinating Traitor

Author : Richard Savage
ISBN : NYPL:33433076043870
Genre : American fiction
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Category: American fiction

Writing Your Family History

Author : Deborah Cass
ISBN : 9781847974426
Genre : Reference
File Size : 22.94 MB
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Ever wished to see your family history in print, or imagined future generations poring over old photographs and anecdotes in a book? Writing Your Family History helps family historians realize the full potential of the names, dates and facts that they have researched to compile a detailed family history that will be preserved for future generations. Topics covered include: Exploring sources for material; Gathering information; Recording family anecdotes; Making use of limited material; Using local and social history; Studying family dynamics; Planning your story; How to begin your story; Presenting and publishing your story.
Category: Reference

Guilty Of Love

Author : Pat Simmons
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Genre : Fiction
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When do you know the most important decision of your life is the right one? Reaping the seeds from what she's sown; Cheney Reynolds moves into a historic neighborhood in Ferguson, Missouri, and becomes reclusive. Her first neighbor, the incomparable Mrs. Beatrice Tilley Beacon aka Grandma BB, is an opinionated childless widow. Grandma BB is a self-proclaimed expert on topics Cheney isn’t seeking advice—everything from landscaping to hip-hop dancing to romance. Then there is Parke Kokumuo Jamison VI, a direct descendant of a royal African tribe. He learned his family ancestry, African history, and lineage preservation before he could count. Unwittingly, they are drawn to each other, but it takes Christ to weave their lives into a spiritual bliss while He exonerates their past indiscretions.
Category: Fiction

The Complete Beginner S Guide To Genealogy The Internet And Your Genealogy Computer Program

Author : Karen Clifford
ISBN : 9780806316369
Genre : Computers
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A guide to conducting genealogical research, focusing on the role of electronic databases, computer programs, and Internet resources in revolutionizing the process of tracing family histories. Includes charts, forms, exercises, Web site addresses, and bibliographies.
Category: Computers

The Family Tree Detective

Author : Colin Darlington Rogers
ISBN : 0719018463
Genre : Reference
File Size : 54.78 MB
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The Practical Guide To The Genetic Family History

Author : Robin L. Bennett
ISBN : 9781118209813
Genre : Medical
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HELPS YOU DEVELOP AND ASSESS PEDIGREES TO MAKE DIAGNOSES, EVALUATE RISK, AND COUNSEL PATIENTS The Second Edition of The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History not only shows how to take a medical-family history and record a pedigree, but also explains why each bit of information gathered is important. It provides essential support in diagnosing conditions with a genetic component. Moreover, it aids in recommending genetic testing, referring patients for genetic counseling, determining patterns of inheritance, calculating risk of disease, making decisions for medical management and surveillance, and informing and educating patients. Based on the author's twenty-five years as a genetic counselor, the book also helps readers deal with the psychological, social, cultural, and ethical problems that arise in gathering a medical-family history and sharing findings with patients. Featuring a new Foreword by Arno Motulsky, widely recognized as the founder of medical genetics, and completely updated to reflect the most recent findings in genetic medicine, this Second Edition presents the latest information and methods for preparing and assessing a pedigree, including: Value and utility of a thorough medical-family history Directed questions to ask when developing a medical-family history for specific disease conditions Use of pedigrees to identify individuals with an increased susceptibility to cancer Verification of family medical information Special considerations when adoptions or gamete donors are involved Ethical issues that may arise in recording a pedigree Throughout the book, clinical examples based on hypothetical families illustrate key concepts, helping readers understand how real issues present themselves and how they can be resolved. This book will enable all healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, medical social workers, and physician assistants, as well as genetic counselors, to take full advantage of the pedigree as a primary tool for making a genetic risk assessment and providing counseling for patients and their families.
Category: Medical

The Hartnett Family History Notebook

Author : Charisma Publications
ISBN : 1093720999
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Everybody seems to know somebody who is Irish, or who has ancestors from Ireland. Although the current population of Ireland is just over six million, it is estimated that about fifty to eighty million people around the world have Irish connections! That's a lot of people, so it's no wonder that so many of them have a deep love for all things Irish, including their beloved forebears! 'The HARTNETT (or HARTNEDY) FAMILY HISTORY Notebook' is the perfect gift to buy for family and friends, or indeed for yourself, to record all those snippets of information that turn up in the churchyard, the record books, chats in the local pub, online forums, or from others you may meet who are involved in the fascinating surname search. (HARTNETT is the newer form of HARTNEDY.) It's the ideal size notebook for HARTNETT family history researchers to use anywhere - at home, in the record offices, or to carry around with you as you trek from one churchyard or location to the next, to record all those important dates, possible links, notes, future errands, and the like. This 9" x 6" notebook, with an attractive glossy 'Irish Green' cover, has 120 lined pages, and is the perfect size for keeping by the phone, or for popping into your bag, case, back-pack, or glove compartment, as you go about your all-absorbing searches. Your dedicated notebook will proudly define and announce your own connections with the HARTNETT/HARTNEDY family, or maybe you could be crafty and buy it as a gift to motivate your own family members, or any new connections you may make, to get involved in the family history research . This notebook, devoted to one of YOUR surnames, is an ideal and practical little present to give to your family and friends, or as a souvenir to those who are patriotic and who love to be associated with the search for their family of yesteryear in the dearly beloved island of Ireland. The notebook is ideal in many ways: 120 lined pages Perfect gift or souvenir 9" x 6" Robust notebook with crisp, white pages 'Irish Green' family researcher's Notebook Show your pride in being associated with the HARTNETT family from beautiful Ireland CLICK ON THE BUY-IT-NOW BUTTON for your own HARTNETT FAMILY HISTORY NOTEBOOK!
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My Family History

Author : Nancy Burgeson
ISBN : 0816727945
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 61.45 MB
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A handbook for tracing your family roots and recording your family history.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Tracking Down Your Ancestors

Author : Harry Alder
ISBN : 1857038282
Genre : Genealogy
File Size : 24.84 MB
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Researching your family history can be an absorbing hobby, or a one-off project that your whole family will value and build on. This book is packed with ideas about the different aspects of genealogy and the main free or low cost resources available to help you in your quest. CONTENTS: Getting started - online family searching - harnessing internet sources - tearless transcribing - organised support - vital public records - interpreting old records - getting to know your ancestors About the author Dr Harry Alder is a prolific writer and long-time researcher. Here he passes on his passion for genealogy, his first-hand experience, lots of practical tips and key websites to support your research.
Category: Genealogy

Essentials Of Intentional Interviewing Counseling In A Multicultural World

Author : Allen E. Ivey
ISBN : 9781305687820
Genre : Psychology
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ESSENTIALS OF INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING, 3rd Edition, delivers a more concise and reader-friendly version of the Iveys' bestselling INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING-one in which every sentence and concept has been reviewed to ensure both relevance and clarity for beginning helpers. The book's multicultural focus reflects the diverse nature of today's classroom-and society. The Third Edition retains the authors' renowned microskills model, which revolutionized modern understanding of the counseling and therapy process by teaching students vital interviewing skills step-by-step. This demystifying process breaks down counseling into manageable micro units and builds a bridge between theoretical understanding, mastery of the skills, and the practice of counseling. New to this edition are a chapter on crisis counseling, basic information on neuroscience as it relates to interviewing, brief summaries of key theories of helping, and revised practice exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Psychology