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05 September 2013

Beyond the Immediate Person

I'm becoming convinced that I probably won't find my Ira Sargent in the 1870 census. However, in an attempt to locate him, I've reviewed information on his:
  • siblings
  • step-father
  • half-siblings
  • aunts and uncles
I've also tried to locate all these people in 1870 thinking that Ira could be living with them or near them. I still haven't found him, but I have learned quite a bit about his extended family in the process. 

Have you gotten beyond your immediate person?

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for all the tips and sharing experiences. I am just beginning my journey and learning more about genealogy. I can't wait to find out more. Good luck on your search. Dani Oldroyd