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Complications arising from incomplete or missing records census irregularities and individuals of the same name occur often than non genealogists might think Respected genealogist and author Marsha Hoffman Rising helps beginners break through these brick walls by breaking down each res This review applies to the 3rd edition 2019 of the book Marsha Hoffman Rising's The Family Tree Problem Solver inspired many genealogists to move beyond basic ancestral searches to meaningful research which meets the genealogical proof standard Marsha died in 2010 so I was curious why a third edition bearing her name alone was being released Although it is obvious someone edited the original work to include website addresses and even information about the FamilySearch Wiki and other resources which did not exist during Marsha's lifetime no one takes credit for these revisions A chapter about tree hints was added by Sunny Morton a well known popular press genealogical author and a chapter on using DNA was written by Diahan Southard a well regarded genealogical DNA lecturer Neither of these chapters lives up to the standards the original author set weakening the overall book While care was taken to include web addresses and resources references to Everton's Genealogical Helper and to the censuses on CD ROM illustrate a problem in the new edition's editing Everton's Genealogical Helper suspended operations years ago While a person might find a clue about someone who researched an individual or family in the past the contact information if the uery submitter remains alive may be dated While a few of us still own some of those CD ROMs very few use them Ancestry FamilySearch and other online databases provide the access we need to the censuses The book needed to be edited thoroughly and someone needed to take credit for their editing and revision role with an added author The chapter on tree hints just does not fit the nature of the book It is too basic of a topic It remains at the search level described by Rising rather than the research one While I appreciated Diahan Southard's comments when she talked about researching specific families the chapter did not adeuately demonstrate using DNA as evidence Also missing from the chapter was a bibliography of published case studies demonstrating how to use DNA which Rising would have provided if she were alive The content originally written by Rising remains valuable although researchers may need to discover resources current researchers use in place of some of those no longer available This review is based on an advance electronic copy provided by the publisher through NetGalley with expectations of an honest review 35 stars My Mind on Trial using DNA was written by Diahan Southard a well regarded genealogical DNA lecturer Neither of these chapters lives Baby up to the standards the original author set weakening the overall book While care was taken to include web addresses and resources references to Everton's Genealogical Helper and to the censuses on CD ROM illustrate a problem in the new edition's editing Everton's Genealogical Helper suspended operations years ago While a person might find a clue about someone who researched an individual or family in the past the contact information if the Hitler uery submitter remains alive may be dated While a few of King of the Cowboys us still own some of those CD ROMs very few By Cheyenne Campfires use them Ancestry FamilySearch and other online databases provide the access we need to the censuses The book needed to be edited thoroughly and someone needed to take credit for their editing and revision role with an added author The chapter on tree hints just does not fit the nature of the book It is too basic of a topic It remains at the search level described by Rising rather than the research one While I appreciated Diahan Southard's comments when she talked about researching specific families the chapter did not adeuately demonstrate The Last Love Song using DNA as evidence Also missing from the chapter was a bibliography of published case studies demonstrating how to Shipping Greatness use DNA which Rising would have provided if she were alive The content originally written by Rising remains valuable although researchers may need to discover resources current researchers Rowan Wood Legends: The Lost Clan, Book 2 use in place of some of those no longer available This review is based on an advance electronic copy provided by the publisher through NetGalley with expectations of an honest review 35 stars

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Erienced researchers Learn what NOT to do in research to avoid hitting brick walls in the future The result is the best and most accessible book on the market about overcoming obstacles from Family Tree magazine and Family Tree Books the sources of genealogy's most popular publications The Family Tree Problem Solver is hyper focused on solving challenging problems for genealogists in the USA As such it could be really really helpful for some peopleThe book runs through various problems such as the court records that I need burnt years ago and suggests alternate methods for finding the information in places you wouldn't normally look This ranges from searching for duplicates of the records and checking whether the records actually burnt to seeking out entirely different records that might give similar enough information to be of useIt does this through a series of case studies from the author's own work and some of the stories involve some impressive detective work It could definitely inspire an American genealogist to making a leap and discovering new informationAs a genealogist working almost solely in the UK it was pretty much useless The general methods might be useful but the vast majority of the book deals with specific records that don't exist in the UK I tried to follow the methods used by the author in order to use it in my own searches but because it was so specific it was extremely difficult to read and followUltimately I think this could be good for American genealogists who've already done the basics and have hit some dead ends but if you don't have ancestors over there I wouldn't bother Figment (Insanity, useIt does this through a series of case studies from the author's own work and some of the stories involve some impressive detective work It could definitely inspire an American genealogist to making a leap and discovering new informationAs a genealogist working almost solely in the UK it was pretty much The Innocent Flame of Seduction – A Tale of Love and Loyalty in Medieval Ireland useless The general methods might be Waiting on Hope useful but the vast majority of the book deals with specific records that don't exist in the UK I tried to follow the methods Nightswimming used by the author in order to An American Diplomat in Franco Spain use it in my own searches but because it was so specific it was extremely difficult to read and followUltimately I think this could be good for American genealogists who've already done the basics and have hit some dead ends but if you don't have ancestors over there I wouldn't bother