Category Archives: MASSYN

Decision to Publish: The MINNAAR-STEINHÖBEL Family

When is the right time for a family historian to publish and distribute research findings? And in what form? Book, online tree, family group sheets, blog? Should one publish not only facts but the family lore that can’t be proven by any records? How much … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Couple: Oupa and Ouma POOLE

Tales passed down over the years often require more than cold, dry facts uncovered by research to disprove them to family members. In the case of my husband’s maternal grandparents, even I as a researcher fell under the spell of family lore. As I heard bits … Continue reading

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