Have you downloaded the Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook from Family Tree University?

Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook

The 48 Ancestry.com Search Tips Free eBook has great ideas to help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription.

Ancestry.com search tips free ebook

Excerpts from this Unofficial Guide are included in the free ebook.

You’ll discover “tricks, hints and hacks to unlock new family tree discoveries” at Ancestry. The free ebook also contains helpful exclusive excerpts from the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com, by Nancy Hendrickson, seen at right.

Click on the following link to download 48 Ancestry.com Search Tips. Here’s the introduction:

Ancestry.com likely holds answers to at least some of your family tree questions. The key to finding those answers is learning how to sift through the massive amount of ancestor data on the subscription genealogy website. Do you want to use your paid Ancestry.com subscription more effectively? Make the most of a free trial subscription? Eke out whatever information you can for free, the pointers in this free e-book 48 Ancestry Search Tips will help you.

free ancestry search tips ebookAncestry Search Tips for Card Catalog

Learn how to search Ancestry’s Card Catalog. Searches of Ancestry’s entire set of resources often yields disappointing results. Learn how to craft effective searches using the Card Catalog feature.

Sassy Jane Search Tips

My own tip for the Card Catalog is to use the keyword field for your searches, rather than the title field, for better results.

For more of my search tips, visit my posts on search strategies here.

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