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Ancestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary
by Maurine Harris and Glen Harris


Overview - Is your research time wasted looking up words like beamster, grimgribber, anascara, and wainbote in regular dictionaries? Ever heard of a gossip's wheel or a shank's mare ? These and other unusual terms are defined in Ancestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Is your research time wasted looking up words like beamster, grimgribber, anascara, and wainbote in regular dictionaries? Ever heard of a gossip's wheel or a shank's mare ? These and other unusual terms are defined in Ancestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary. You will find this book a useful and entertaining reference. The authors spent years collecting, researching, and verifying definitions of terms they discovered while researching cemetery, probate, court, medical, and other records. The mystery of terms and abbreviations that many researchers face has been solved with this essential, quick-reference source geared to the needs of the genealogist. Now you can have at your fingertips accurate and easy-to-find definitions for troublesome or unfamiliar words encountered in the research process. With thousands of concise definitions, all arranged alphabetically, this dictionary is an essential for any genealogist's home, office, or briefcase."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780916489069
  • ISBN-10: 091648906X
  • Publisher: Ancestry.com
  • Publish Date: December 1989
  • Page Count: 259
  • Dimensions: 8.36 x 5.39 x 0.66 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.74 pounds


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