Shaking the Family Tree

Shaking the Family Tree

Blue Bloods, Black Sheep, and Other Obsessions of An Accidental Genealogist

Book - 2010
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"In Shaking the Family Tree, Jackson dives headfirst into her family gene pool: flying cross-country to locate an ancient family graveyard, embarking on a weeklong genealogy Caribbean cruise, and even submitting her DNA for testing to try to find her Jacksons. And in the process of researching her own family lore (Who was Bullwhip Jackson?) she meets legions of other genealogy buffs who are as interesting as they are driven?from the boy who saved his allowance so he could order his great-grandfather's death certificate to the woman who spends her free time documenting the cemeteries of Colorado ghost towns" --P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Edition: 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781439112991
Call Number: 929.1072 J1326s
Characteristics: xi, 241 p. ; 22 cm


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