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How Precise Can You Be?

I am thinking out loud here. I’m typing up my ahnentafel chart for presentation on my website. One of the issues I have is the precision of the location of an event. Many of my families are clustered in several rural areas, locations are not always overly specific. Genealogists like specifics, but sometimes we have […]

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1950 Census Thoughts

I’ve been doing a little thinking about the 1950 United States Federal Census which will be released in April of 2022. One or more of the genealogy vendors will likely have a full name index shortly after its release. I’m fortunate that I won’t to wait for the index. The 1950 census entries for my […]

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Genealogy Tip of the Day Book

We’re still excited about the release of Genealogy Tip of the Day–the book. Repeat tips, time-sensitive items, and marketing material has been removed. It’s just tips–and a few pictures. Purchase options include: Directly from Amazon–some vendors claim to have “used” or “library” copies–I’m not certain where they got those. Directly from me–either by credit card […]

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Working Through That Match with a No-Match Tree

Before any analysis of autosomal DNA tests results for genealogical research, it’s suggested that the following things are done (when possible). I realize that in working with DNA kits where there are adoptions or other issues that prevent all these things from being completed–even partially. It’s also recommended that the first DNA kit you work […]

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