Searching for your ancestors the how and why of genealogy by Gilbert Harry Doane

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-293) and index.

Book details

StatementGilbert H. Doane & James B. Bell.
ContributionsBell, James B.
LC ClassificationsCS16 .D6 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1552668M
ISBN 100816619905
LC Control Number91032606

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