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FamilySearch Allows Editing of Incorrect Transcriptions and “Errors” in the Record

FamilySearch is allowing the editing of some index entries in their online indexes to record images. It’s a great way to correct indexing errors that can easily be made. That’s a good thing. It makes it easier for users to find their person in the database index. According to a blog post on the FamilySearch […]

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These Ancestors Cannot Be Displayed

Please try the following: The ancestors you are looking for are currently unavailable. They may be hiding in offline resources which will require you to contact repositories via more archaic methods. If they are dead, rest assured they are not creating more descendants. Click the surname change button, or try again later. If you are […]

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AncestryDNA August 2019 Edition Webinar

AncestryDNA August 2019 Edition With Michael John Neill In this presentation, we will discuss new and not-so-new features of AncestryDNA matches, including: Groups Notes ThruLines Starred matches Filters Searches Our focus will be on practical, straight-forward applications of these features with particular attention paid to problem-solving and documentation of your analytical process.  Also discussed will […]

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Every Place it Could Appear

A brief biography of Pennsylvania resident Thomas Chaney appears in the 1884 history of Bedford, Somerset, and Fulton Counties. There are several things about the biography that serve as a reminder for conducting searches and using information contained in biographies of this type. Several individuals mentioned in the biography are deceased at the time of […]

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