ROOTS-L Resources: Genealogical Terms and Definitions
What is an ahnentafel? A Tiny Tafel? What was that funny disease Grandpa
died from? What do people mean when they say 2nd cousin twice removed?
Here are some files that define terms used by genealogists.
This file tells you how to compute a soundex (if your Web browser
supports forms, you can also have it
but doesn't tell you why you would want this done. Not to worry,
you'll find out quickly enough :-)
What is the International Genealogical Index (IGI) and how is it used?
Computers: Changing the Face of Genealogy, 1989, Richard Pence. An
overview, still timely, of how computers have changed how we do genealogy.
Includes explanations of tiny tafels and BBSes and other computer-related