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Finding Children

Finding children for your ancestors – all of their children – is an important part of telling their story. I don't just look for my direct-line ancestor and ignore the rest; that approach doesn't explain why they made the decisions … Continue reading

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A ‘blind inquiry’ helps get results when you get stuck

A blind inquiry is any letter or website post to help you find new information about your current research problem. It's "blind" because you don't know the person you're writing to.  Have you ever posted a question online that got no … Continue reading

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