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==Third Edition Table of Contents==
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[[Alabama Family History Research]]
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[[Alaska Family History Research]]
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[[Arizona Family History Research]]
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[[Arkansas Family History Research]]
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[[California Family History Research]]
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[[Colorado Family History Research]]
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[[Connecticut Family History Research]]
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[[Delaware Family History Research]]
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[[District of Columbia Family History Research]]
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[[Florida Family History Research]]
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[[Georgia Family History Research]]
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[[Hawaii Family History Research]]
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[[Idaho Family History Research]]
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[[Indiana Family History Research]]
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[[Iowa Family History Research]]
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[[Kansas Family History Research]]
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[[Kantucky Family History Research]]
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[[Louisiana Family History Research]]
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[[Maine Family History Research]]
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[[Maryland Family History Research]]
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[[Massachusetts Family History Research]]
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[[Michigan Family History Research]]
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[[Minnesota Family History Research]]
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[[Mississippi Family History Research]]
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[[Missouri Family History Research]]
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[[Montana Family History Research]]
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[[Nebraska Family History Research]]
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[[Nevada Family History Research]]
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[[New Hampshire Family History Research]]
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[[New Jersey Family History Research]]
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[[New Mexico Family History Research]]
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[[New York Family History Research]]
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[[North Carolina Family History Research]]
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[[North Dakota Family History Research]]
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[[Ohio Family History Research]]
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[[Oklahoma Family History Research]]
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[[Oregon Family History Research]]
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[[Pennsylvania Family History Research]]
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[[Rhode Island Family History Research]]
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[[South Carolina Family History Research]]
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[[South Dakota Family History Research]]
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[[Tennessee Family History Research]]
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[[Texas Family History Research]]
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[[Utah Family History Research]]
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[[Vermont Family History Research]]
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[[Virginia Family History Research]]
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[[Washington Family History Research]]
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[[West Virginia Family History Research]]
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[[Wisconsin Family History Research]]
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[[Wyoming Family History Research]]
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Revision as of 18:20, 25 April 2010

The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy is a reference book published by Ancestry Publishing. The first edition was published in 1984 and was edited by Arlene Eakle and Johni Cerny. A revised edition, edited by Loretto Dennis Szucs and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, was published in 1997. The current edition, the third, was published in 2006 and was also edited by Szucs and Luebking.

Contents

Critical Reception

When Ancestry published the first edition of The Source in 1984, it quickly became a standard reference in the field of genealogy and family history. That same year, it received the coveted “Best Reference” award from the American Library Association. The 1997 edition, built upon the foundations laid down by its predecessor, sold more than 100,000 copies. A poll of librarians placed The Source, sometimes referred to as “the genealogist’s bible,” at the top of the “Top 10 Genealogy Books” for the wealth of information it offers to beginning and experienced genealogists (“Top 10 Genealogy Books,” Family Chronicle 3, no. 3 (January/February 1999): 27–28).

The Source Online

In 2010, Ancestry.com digitized the content of Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources along with The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy and made it available in wiki format as one of the foundational sources for the Ancestry.com Wiki. Each chapter has been broken into one or more series of articles, links to which are found below:

Third Edition Table of Contents

Alabama Family History Research Alaska Family History Research Arizona Family History Research Arkansas Family History Research California Family History Research Colorado Family History Research Connecticut Family History Research Delaware Family History Research District of Columbia Family History Research Florida Family History Research Georgia Family History Research Hawaii Family History Research Idaho Family History Research Indiana Family History Research Iowa Family History Research Kansas Family History Research Kantucky Family History Research Louisiana Family History Research Maine Family History Research Maryland Family History Research Massachusetts Family History Research Michigan Family History Research Minnesota Family History Research Mississippi Family History Research Missouri Family History Research Montana Family History Research Nebraska Family History Research Nevada Family History Research New Hampshire Family History Research New Jersey Family History Research New Mexico Family History Research New York Family History Research North Carolina Family History Research North Dakota Family History Research Ohio Family History Research Oklahoma Family History Research Oregon Family History Research Pennsylvania Family History Research Rhode Island Family History Research South Carolina Family History Research South Dakota Family History Research Tennessee Family History Research Texas Family History Research Utah Family History Research Vermont Family History Research Virginia Family History Research Washington Family History Research West Virginia Family History Research Wisconsin Family History Research Wyoming Family History Research



List of Appendixes

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