Category Archives: MANLEY

Finding Maiden Names (Part 1): William POOLE’s Family

A much-discussed topic among genealogists and the subject of numerous books and classes is the difficulty of finding the maiden names of female ancestors, particularly in the U. S. and the U. K. It can often feel as if these women didn’t exist until … Continue reading

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The Cambrian Index: Vital Resource for the POOLE Family

The Cambrian Index is the kind of online database that genealogists dream about finding. It contains nearly 400,000 abstracts from the first newspaper in Wales, which started publication in 1804. A single entry in the index may contain the names … Continue reading

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