Female Ancestor Research

Gena Philibert-Ortega has produced an entirely new edition of this 68-page publication from Moorshead Magazines.

Contents include: Starting Your Research; She’s Not There; Making the Most of Online Searches; African American Newspapers; Her Life in Books; Finding Herstory in Archives; What is Her Maiden Name?; Introduction to Catholic Records; Finding Female Ancestors Pre-1850; Twentieth Century Ancestors; Cemetery Research; Community Cookbooks; Ten Records You Are Not Using; Female Ancestor Checklist; and Finding Female Ancestors: Glossary.

You will perhaps recall Gena’s talk “The Secret Lives of Women: Research Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind” from last year’s BIFHSGO conference.

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