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11 February 2013

Work Independently--Then Compare

If you are fortunate enough to have another genealogist to work with on one of your families, try to initially analyze information separately until you have exhausted the information or gotten "stuck" and then compare your conclusions. It can be a good way to catch overlooked clues.

Just try not to argue with your distant relative in the process (grin!).

1 comment:

  1. That is exactly what my cousin and I have done. I got the basics from her and with my research I have been able to take one line back to before the Revolutionary War. She did most of her research pre internet and I found additional information in Historical Societies that she had searched years ago. We have expanded two lines so far....