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Marsha Hoffman Rising CG, FASG, was a professional genealogist who specialized in problem-solving issues that arise while researching nineteenth century ancestors. She also served as vice president of the National Genealogy Society and served on the boards of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Board for Certification of Genealogists, the New England Historic Genealogic Society, and as president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Genealogical Speaker's Guild. During her thirty year professional career in genealogy, she received the National Genealogical Society Award of Merit (1989), was elected a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Society (1990), received the FGS George E. Williams Award (1991), the National Genealogical Society Award of Excellence (1992), and the FGS Malcolm H. Stern Humanitarian Award (1999).
This a very useful tool, especially for self-taught family historians who want to learn the steps necessary to make their research more complete.
I liked this book so much, that I had to order one for my Dad! (If I loaned out my copy, I'd never see it again! Read morePublished 2 months ago by kitty4kat
I'm still reading this book, but I'm very pleased with what I've seen so far.Published 2 months ago by sarah donnelly
I would recommend this product. I think it is going ot organize me more in my research and allow me to cover research I didn't know about or had overlooked.Published 3 months ago by Sarah J. Mckenzie
It does give some good ideas on where to look that I did not think of; hope it will help my family also.Published 4 months ago by Mary Gull
Great ideas! Thanks! Love the information and resources it provides. It goes more in depth than beginner books (though it could still be useful for a beginner). Read morePublished 5 months ago by Christina S
I have been doing genealogy research for close to 20 years now, and this is one of the best books I've seen. Read morePublished 5 months ago by V. Vesper