About Walking With Your Ancestors



From locating an ancestor's homesite and where records might be kept to determining which route and roads forebears took when migrating from one area to another, maps are common tools in tracing family history. This practical book expands the reader's awareness of how maps and other geographic resources, such as atlases, gazetteers, and global positioning systems, will help them find their elusive ancestors.

-Find historic maps that will help them in their search

-Locate obscure towns and villages

-Determine shifting boundary changes that can affect their research

-Use maps and other geographic tools to find cemeteries and ancestral homesites