Resources for Researching Female Ancestors

There are a few guides out there for female ancestor-specific genealogy research, because so many of the records in America’s repositories detailed transactions centered on men. My top picks to get you started would be these three:

(click images to view full entries for each title on Amazon)

 The last title, I’d recommend it more for advanced researchers who are working in courthouse records, because novice researchers working in online records might not understand how to apply what is in this book; it doesn’t teach genealogy research strategies, just early American legal codes/practices that help put court records into better context for expert researchers, thereby deepening understanding and acting as a helpful reference during the research and analysis processes.


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