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baptisms civil registrations.
census research form
I was asked to do a presentation on "Finding your Elusive Ancestor" or in my case "Finding Grandma Grace". I am telling you I am most...
Research the siblings of your grandparents. You might find information that you've been looking for. Or research the siblings of your...
Looking at old notes
We all know that we have to go over old notes that we've made over the years. I keep my old notes in a file. It's nice that I can go...
First of all, I cannot believe how long it's been since I posted. With one thing and another, one illness after another, I had no time...
Don't Forget to send a letter
All right, you say, we have email now, so no need to go back to snail mail. But writing has several advantages. You can detail more...
If you're Catholic, you're lucky because most Catholic records typically have more helpful information than you may suspect when you're...
Still speaking about the book... Because I have a plan to create my book, I will be writing every week, perhaps two or three times a week...
To search for that elusive ancestor, you must have rough idea of birth date, death date or marriage date. You might try a timeline to...
So you still haven't found your ancestor? Let's start fresh. Make a list. What do you know about your ancestor. What do you want to...
If you can't locate your ancestor in a particular census, look at a previous census where you did locate that ancestor. Find the...