Category Archives: STEYN

It Takes A Global Village

Genealogists spend a lot of time alone, whether online looking at digital records, in repositories scrolling through microfilmed documents or in their attics sifting through family papers and photos. But genealogy at its most productive and enjoyable is a collaborative undertaking. The past couple of weeks have … Continue reading

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Parents of Record: Philippus A. MINNAAR & Helena D. STEYN

 “In genealogy, all conclusions are tentative pending further research.” So wrote James Tanner on 14 Apr 2013 in his blog Genealogy’s Star — a timely reminder of the approach that I must take for the MINNAAR family tree recently received from a distant … Continue reading

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b5c2d3e3f1g?: Hendrik Nicolaas MINNAAR (1855 – 1903)

[23 Jun 2013 Note: See today’s post for the steps taken to revise the code.] [15 Apr 2013 Note: The De Villiers/Pama System code for Hendrik Nicolaas MINNAAR has been amended to g?, both in the title and in the body of … Continue reading

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