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Genealogy Tip: Go Further, Go Longer

A handy genealogy research tip used to be [and still is if we’re at the library] is to not pick up a book at the library and immediately go to the index in the back of the book to look up our ancestor’s name without looking at anything else in the book. We need to understand why and how the book was created. In other words, we need to understand the context of the book and its information.

Via 4YourFamilyStory.com

Genealogy Tip: Go Further, Go Longer

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Currently I'm researching my Barrett and Barker families in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida. Other surnames in my family tree include Link, Gervais, Blake, Henry, Levy and Turnbull (yes, that Turnbull).

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