Genealogy X

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A native of Pittsburgh PA and a transplant in Southern California, Nicholl McGuire is the author of "Laboring to Love Myself," "Laboring to Love an Abusive Mate," "When Mothers Cry," and other books. Nicholl runs a home-based business, Nicholl McGuire Media, providing writing and publishing services for individuals and businesses in need of website and blog content, family memoirs, visual presentations, clerical tasks, and more.

Nicholl has been publishing online since 2007. Her work has appeared on eHow, Hub Pages, College Central, Axis of Logic, Natural Beauty Secret, Street Articles, Bukisa, Authors Den, and many other websites and blogs. Nicholl attended Point Park University and took classes in Journalism and Communications.

Genealogy X

What to Expect When Researching Family History

Authored by Nicholl McGuire
Edition: 2

Family history has inspired, provoked, encouraged, and convicted those who have been moved to learn more about their family roots. Many family historians and professional genealogists spend countless hours putting together family trees and organizing timelines relying much on the Internet, but what some don't anticipate is the offline challenges that come when delving deep into family history from argumentative relatives to stolen goods, sometimes these issues will put a halt on genealogy research. Finding private information doesn't always show up in an online ancestry database, but comes out of the mouths of relatives, treasured goods and more. So when controlling senior kinfolk catch wind that you are interested in your ancestors' lives and possibly theirs too, some start talking, and it won't be long before compelling family history begins to grow legs and start walking too. Therefore, what does the enthusiastic and ambitious family researcher do when problems arise? This is where "Genealogy X: What to Expect When Researching Family History" is needed. In this guide for the novice and intermediate family historians, you will read how Author, Poet, and Inspirational Speaker Nicholl McGuire worked around some hurdles and what she did to prepare a number of family memoirs for relatives and clients as well as tips on how to begin your family research projects. Critics will create roadblocks, but it is up to you to stay motivated through the process. You have future generations that need to hear from you! "Know Your Enemy: The Christian's Critic," Tell Me Mother You're Sorry," "Saying Goodbye to Dad," and "Socially Sweet, Privately Cruel Abusive Men" are all Nicholl's nonfiction books which she calls "by-products" from the emotions she felt while compiling information about her genealogy roots from Benin, West Africa to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The information she provides in this short, comprehensive guide will help you with your family research goals.

Publication Date:
1540450104 / 9781540450104
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Education / History

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