A former editor at Family Tree Magazine, Dana has written or edited content for twenty magazines and has contributed to the editing of eight books. Progressing from the basics to the esoteric, he presents concepts and tools that will help anyone make the most of their Ancestry. In this step-by-step guidebook, The author provides a foundation in the principles, logic, and decisions that underpin genealogical documentation. Dana has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Iowa State University. Since 2002 he has co-edited the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
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