With millions of records now available online, those interested in their family history have a wealth of information, and misinformation, at their fingertips. In this book, author Kimberly Powell, the About.com Guide to Genealogy, helps both novice and experienced genealogists sort it all out. She shows you where to search and which key-words you'll need to create an accurate family tree from start to finish. With this book, you will learn how to create an online search strategy, use search engines and Soundex to find kin, reach out to others with peer-to-peer record swapping, discover useful records from around the world, and more. Packed with tips on free databases, search sites, and downloadable government records, you will have all you need to use the Web to dig out your family's true tale!