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10 April 2015

Is It Time to Quit?

There comes a time when continuing to search for a specific document may not be in your best interest--sometimes one has to admit that a record may never be found. It even happens to me.


  1. Ha! Ha! Don't feel bad. I suspect it happens to all of us.

  2. How do you know when to say when? A good genealogist (I thought) never gives up. Research & research until you find a clue to the answer. How do I know when there is not clue at the end of the road or if I'm just looking in the wrong place?

  3. Here are a few thoughts on when to quit http://rootdig.blogspot.com/2015/04/my-two-missing-guys-in-1870.html