State Research Guides

ebook Trace Your Roots Across the Usa

By Family Tree Magazine

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Find Your Family Anywhere in America!

Wherever your ancestors lived, Family Tree Magazine's State Research Guides CD will help you trace them, with genealogical tips and tools for all 50 states—plus Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico.

This fully revised and updated second edition includes new resources, full-page maps and a bonus section of tips for nationwide records and resources. It's all still combined into an enhanced PDF format that lets you quickly and easily navigate from state to state, click directly to every recommended website, instantly search the full text of all 52 guides and print out pages for reference.

Take this indispensable CD with you wherever you do research!

For each state, you'll get:

How-To Article

Overview of the state's history and records, with helpful advice on tracking your family there

Best Research Resources

Essential websites, books and other tools hand-picked by our editors and experts

Key Libraries, Archives and Organizations

Where to go to get the records you need

Top Historic Destinations

Best destinations for learning about your ancestors' lives and times


A quick look at key events in the state's history

Full-Page Map

An easy way to put your research in geographical context

State Research Guides