US History Pocket Reference

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Family Tree has a special on this handy Genealogist resource, The Genealogist’s U.S. History Pocket Reference. In this book you will find resources that will help you better understand the eras in which your ancestors lived. You will also have a quick reference of historic events that your Ancestors may have been part of. My Grandma and her parents were very involved Roman Catholic and participated in the Annual May Crowing each year.

Maycrowning Grandma


There are lots of  history-related trivia and fast facts that you will really enjoy. This book is also great for students or teachers focusing on History.

It is important to understanding the historic events of your ancestors’ eras and how they can unlock many additional records in your family history research. In this pocket reference  it covers the major political, military and social events in the United States from the colonial era through 1940. Also included is immigration trends and census dates to help you narrow your research focus and find genealogy records faster.

The pocket reference is packed full of Timelines, charts, quick lists and maps, popular foods, songs and books of each era. There are timelines of wars and other military events; along with dates for federal, state and special censuses. You will also find Immigration data including major ports and countries of origin. This is a must have in your Genealogy Collection.

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