Ohio Genealogical Research

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ISBN-13: 978-0913857168
ISBN-10: 0913857165
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  • Paperback: 213 pages
  • Publisher: Genealogical Sources Unltd (August 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0913857165
  • ISBN-13: 978-0913857168
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,104,171 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Todd Bartholomew VINE VOICE on November 3, 2008
Format: Paperback
Dr. Schweitzer is best known for his series of booklets covering genealogical research for a number of states, and the titles are an excellent starting point for most researchers as well as a handy reference to have. Schweitzer begins with a brief historical overview of the state's settlement, geography, industries, migration and the like, which helps to paint a picture of what likely drew your ancestors there. Schweitzer's writing style is plain and direct and he includes a wonderful county by county listing of resources for each state as well as overall statewide resources and records available at the Federal level. There are undoubtedly books that go into greater detail on each state but the Schweitzer series are a great starting point and well worth the money. These titles usually have to be ordered at local booksellers so Amazon is your best bet at getting these quickly and painlessly. This particular title was written years ago and some telephone numbers and addresses have changed and some groups or societies may be dormant or closed. Additionally Schweitzer does not make reference to internet sources or email addresses, which is just as well as they tend to get out-of-date quite quickly. I've gotten considerable use out of this title on Ohio and found it to be very helpful.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Todd Bartholomew VINE VOICE on December 14, 2003
Format: Paperback
The series by Mr. Schweitzer covering a number of states is an excellent starting point for most researchers as well as a handy reference to have. Mr. Schweitzer begins with a brief historical overview of the state's settlement, geography, industries, migration and the like which helps to paint a picture of what likely drew your ancestors there. Mr. Schweitzer's writing style is very plain and direct and he includes a wonderful county by county listing of resources for each state as well as overall statewide resources and records available at the Federal level. There are undoubtedly books that go into greater detail on each state but the Schweitzer series are a great starting point and well worth the money if you're researching there. His titles usually have to be ordered at local booksellers so Amazon is your best bet at getting these quickly and painlessly. One particular note is that this title was written years ago and some telephone numbers and addresses have changed and some groups or societies may be dormant or closed. Additionally Mr. Schweitzer does not make reference to internet sources or email addresses, which is just as well as they tend to get out-of-date quite quickly. I've gotten considerable use out of this title on Ohio and it to be very helpful.
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