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19 June 2009

Search them all at Google Books

Try searching Google books for every ancestor, even the ones you think will never be in there. I located my paternal grandfather in an Angus breeders' directory from the 1950s and a 4th great-grandfather in an 1830s era directory from Germany.

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2 comments:

  1. I found this one too. Google books are a great resource....especially those that are now out of print. I have found that more are added, so it is good to check back with the same names every so many months.

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  2. Hi Michael,
    I've had great success with Google Books researching my colonial ancestors. It's become
    my favorite free genealogical tool

    Bill

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