Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Low Cost Genealogy Books for the Kindle

Looking for some good inexpensive reading for your Ereader? You can (maybe) up your genealogy game with these low-cost titles, every one less than $10, four of them FREE, and all rated 3.7 stars or better.

Rank Title Author Pgs Cost
1 Organize Your Genealogy in Evernote Lorine McGinnis Schulze 22 $1.20
2 Genealogy Offline Claudia C Breland 147 $8.66
3 The Mayflower and Her Log Azel Ames 141 Free
4 101 of the Best Free Websites for Genealogy Nancy Hendrickson 56 $2.64
5 Pioneers of the Old South … Mary Johnson, Allen Jo.. 122 Free
6 Introduction to Family History Student Man.. The Church of Jesus Ch.. 264 $1.76
7 The Fathers of New England Charles McLean Andrews .. 220 Free
8 The Purposeful Family Historian Tara Cajacob 87 $8.82
9 The Man Who Never Was Hylton Smith 258 Free
10 Genealogy Standards Board for Certification of Gen.. 74 $6.80
The top rated book is by Lorine McGinnis Schulze, well known for her Olive Tree Genealogy website. In only 22 pages she explains her system for organizing your genealogy information on Evernote.
Most of these books are US-oriented. Second ranked Genealogy Offline is an example. Third ranked is a the first of four free books, a digitized version of The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 originally published in 1901.
Introduction to Family History Student Manual is strictly for the LDS member looking to learn the doctrines and principles to perform the work of redeeming the dead.
The Purposeful Family Historian is one I hesitated to include. There's just a single rating and it's the most costly per page, even more than Genealogy Standards:Fiftieth Anniversary Edition from the Board for Certification of Genealogists now at a 55% saving from the original price.


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