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29 January 2014

The Inside of Grandma's House

If Grandma's house is still standing (or even if it isn't), have you considered drawing a map showing the rooms in the house, the relative location of any outbuildings, etc.? Even if your scale isn't perfect, a drawing is better than no drawing.

Those with urban ancestors may have fire insurance maps to provide some of those details. Others with rural forebears are not so fortunate.

1 comment:

  1. Yes I did this for my G-G-grandfathers's house to show the room layout (and where he was laid out prior to the funeral) and the placement of outbuildings used in his stonemason business.