Monthly Archives: September 2013

Finding A Daughter: Caroline Jane QUESNELL (b. 1865)

Focusing too intently on finding “vital” information, such as birth and death dates and places or the names of parents, can cause one to treat ancillary facts as “white noise.” If I had rigorously examined such facts on her mother’s death record, I … Continue reading

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RAOGK: Edwin Thomas HAIRBOTTLE & Family (1908 & 1930)

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) was a web-based organization of over 4,000 volunteers who agreed to perform at least one free genealogy research task each month in their area. Although the site is no longer active, its spirit imbues most … Continue reading

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