New to Genealogy?

If you are new to genealogy, Heritage Books has several titles that will be of interest to you. These are basic how-to references, how others have gone about their genealogical journey, and dictionaries so that you can understand what some of the words mean.

If you are interested in getting your genealogy published, these references will be important to you also.


Genealogy for Beginners

 Mastering Genealogical Proof


Genetic Genealogy in Practice


Mastering Genealogical Documentation


A to Zax: A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historians


What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms


More What Did They Mean By That?


Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, Fourth Edition


Evidence! Citation and Analysis for the Family Historian


Genealogy and the Law


Numbering Your Genealogy (Revised): Basic Systems, Complex Families and International Kin


Genealogy: How To Find Your Ancestors (Revised Edition)


Heritage Hunting


How to Write Your Personal & Family History: A Resource Manual


The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy


You Ought to Write All that Down: A Guide to Organizing and Writing Genealogical Narrative


Courthouse Research for Family Historians: Your Guide to Genealogical Treasures


How to Plot Land Surveys: A Basic Primer For Drawing Deeds, Surveys and Other Land Descriptions


Resources for Teachers


Memoirs of a Cotton Patch Kid


My Family Tells This Story


Teaching Genealogy to Young People


The Family News: A Teacher’s Guide For Using Genealogy and Newspapers In the Classroom For Grades Third Through Sixth Grade Students


Young People’s Workbook for Junior Genealogy Classes