One thing about genealogists and family historians…..
We all love books! Fiction or non-fiction, we are voracious readers.
Find a dozen genealogy resource and family history books below for the family historian on your gift list this year!
Non-Fiction Resource Genealogy Books
Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher by Drew Smith – An excellent resource for getting your genealogy organized!
Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the No. 1 Genealogy Website by Nancy Hendrickson – An opportunity to learn how to be more efficient and productive when research Ancestry.com.
Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org: How to Find Your Family History on the Largest Free Genealogy Website by Dana McCullough – A guide to learn how to be more efficient and productive when researching on FamilySearch.org.
The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook by Thomas MacEntee – Sometimes our research will benefit from just going back to the beginning!
How to Archive Family Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally by Denise May Levenick – The Family Curator shares her knowledge to help us organize and share our family photos.
31 Days to Better Genealogy by Amy Johnson Crow – One month to better genealogy!
The 15 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee – Genealogy does not have to be expensive.
The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine T. Bettinger – One of my favorite DNA resources.
Family History / Memoirs Genealogy Books
Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind by Sarah Wildman – This one is on my reading list! I recently had the opportunity to hear the author Sarah Wildman discuss the research and writing that went into her book. Every genealogist should read this!
Sidonia’s Thread: The Secrets of a Mother and Daughter Sewing a New Life in America by Hanna Perlstein Marcus – One of my favorite reads.
The House in Prague: How a Stolen House Helped an Immigrant Girl Find Her Way Home by Anna Perlberg – This one is also on my reading list.
97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelman – I love the families’ stories! This one is another favorite of mine!
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