New genealogy book will help with research

New genealogy book will help with research Tracing Your Dakota Roots, the latest book on how to do genealogical research in the Dakotas, will be available this fall.

The book emphasizes genealogical resources available in North and South Dakota. The co-authors, Jo Ann Winistorfer and Cathy Langemo, have extensive writing, editing and genealogy expertise and have pooled their knowledge to make the book possible.

Serving as a reference tool for all genealogists and historians, especially those with roots in the Dakotas, Tracing Your Dakota Roots includes topics on:


* History/migration patterns in the Dakotas;


* Where to begin and research tips;


* Types of records and recordkeeping systems;


* Major research sites;


* Ethnic sources;


* Oral interviewing and recording family history;


* Planning a family reunion;


* High-tech genealogy;


* Publishing your family history book;


* Networking with other genealogists and more.

Tracing you Dakota Roots can be ordered now for $19.99, plus $3 shipping and handling costs. North Dakota residents must also include sales tax at 5 percent plus any city and county tax. An early-bird discount of $5 is being offered for orders postmarked by August 1. Bulk order discounts are also available.

Checks payable to Dakota Roots, can be sent, along with your name, address, phone number, number of books and amount of the order, to 205 E. Arbor Ave. #105-G, Bismarck, ND 58504-5703. Questions can be directed to 701-233-7972.

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