This guidebook has 57 pates and contains 125 questions and answers to help researchers in Virginia, especially Wythe County. Legal and historical documents are frequently used in genealogical research and often the users are not acquainted with the many resources and where to find them. Legal definitions of various kinds, spelling of names, information about publishing your family history, DNA, adoption, maps, German script, citizenship, "burnt counties," cemeteries, handwriting, shot towers and even such things as parentheses and square brackets are just some of the subjects included. Many suggestions for further research are given. Indexed by subject, such as kinds of wills, marriages, and county names, but includes personal names as well.--from publisher's description.