Any serious family historian should have this book in his/her genealogy collection.
Knowing where to find the records, what information they can give you, and how to use them to your best advantage are all covered in this wonderful book.
Hinckley scatters fascinating case studies through the book to illuminate points she's making, and there are many illustrative images.
Although this book was published several years ago, the information in it is timeless. Ms. Hinckley has done a masterful job of identifying unique and little known ways to mine the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Carolyn C. Rowe
This is a well written in depth book, every person should have this book on their shelves. One of my go to books.Published 19 months ago by Susan L. Fletcher
I bought it for my genealogy research. I am keeping myself aware of how to read the census to better guide my research.Published on December 17, 2012 by Michael Olson