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19 August 2009

Did they move back and forth?

Keep in mind that your ancestor may have moved back and forth. Not everyone followed a general path in just one direction.

I'm working on a person now who was in Iowa in 1856, Missouri in 1860, Iowa in 1870-1895, Missouri in 1900, Wyoming in 1910 and in Missouri in 1912.

Oh, and she was born in either New York state or Canada.

1 comment:

  1. I've noticed this. In particular, there seems to have been a big "move back and forth" movement between South Carolina and Georgia among the people I have researched: grow up in SC, move to GA for 5-10 years, move back to SC.