1940 Findings

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Strategy | No Comments

For about a month I’ve been going through my Family Tree Maker databases to narrow down people alive during the 1940 census…but the list was way too long.  I narrowed it down further to five generations back and their descendants but that still was way too many people.  So I chose to look up only […]

Further Research on Frequent Travelers

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Strategy | No Comments

When I’m searching for someone on Ancestry and several records in regards to travel appear, I turn to Google to see if I can find a biography on that person.  A person traveling often may have an important job requiring him to leave the country frequently.  Persons of wealth might travel often for leisure.  When […]

Something to Consider

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in Strategy | No Comments

Tip: Determine if a surname aligns with the birth place of your relative. I had real trouble trying to find immigration records for ancestors going by the name Crogan from Italy.  Crogan is an Irish name but I knew these ancestors were Italian.  So I spent quite a while trying to find the real last […]


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