A to Zax: A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historians – 3rd Edition; by Barbara Jean Evans; 1995; 304 pp; Soft Cover; ISBN: 978-0-945231-02-8; Item # GE138
A to Zax: A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historians - 3rd Edition, by Barbara J. Evans is a compilation of thousands of little-used or old-fashioned words and abbreviations that you might encounter in the course of your research. It's the kind of book that pays for itself the first time you use it to help you interpret old records accurately and make your work time more productive.
How many times, while searching through old letters, manuscripts, or court records, have you come across an unfamiliar term or abbreviation and wondered what it meant? These are the times we all wish we had a specialist standing by to explain such obscure references.
A-Zaxdoes just that. Many kinds of terms are included in the volume, such as:
The volume includes appendices that contain listings of Dutch given names, English-Dutch first names, and nicknames.