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05 September 2011

Do You Have Every Ancestor in Every Census?

Every so often I review various relatives and realize that I'm "missing" one or another in a certain census record. Sometimes I still don't find them, but other times I discover that when I originally looked for them I must not have really looked all that hard.

3 comments:

  1. When I took Genealogy 101, the mantra was, "Find EVERY ancestor and EVERY SIBLING of EVERY ancestor in EVERY census."

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  2. Finding those 'missing' people should get easier with time, as transcription error corrections are constantly being sent to Ancestry and FindMyPast. In my experience, FindMyPast makes the correction within a day or two.

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