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Those new to genealogy may be unaware of the existence of town and county web sites. They can be a bit difficult to locate, but once found, many of them are a fountain of useful information. Many towns are too small to support a web site, yet are more than willing to help support a […]

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Some readers may be unaware of the term, “Mugbook”. The name is derived from a book with the pictures or “mugs” of many, many local ancestors of those who contributed to the books. Along with the pictures are the known data. Let me back up and give an example. I have one in my library […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #5. Go for organization of your work While sometimes there are days and days between findings for the research asssociated with genealogy, there is often the tendancy for us to let the organizing of the findings slip. And suddenly, […]

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While this posting may suggest to the reader a worthwhile web site with which you are unfamiliar, this is an admittedly blatant appeal for your help. If you have found my web-site of use in your genealogical research, AND, if you are willing to do something significant for me and those writers who contribute, go […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #4. Go for help from many, many people I have found Genealogists to be an enthusiastic, helpful and sharing group of people, male and female. I have also found genealogy research to be both fun and an intensive amount […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #3. Go for a consistent, readable writing style There are many reasonable reasons for performing genealogy research, including family history, health determinations, place in history, cousin identifications and many others. I would guess the major reason, however, is to […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #2. Go for the Source of each piece of data I am guessing that of perhaps 1,000 pieces of information, including Descendants listings, Register reports and similar writings on ancestors,  I have received over the years, maybe 200 have […]

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