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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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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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Church Marriage: A. H. POOLE & A. C. MINNAAR (1 May 1907)

One of my husband’s cousins recalls hearing that their grandparents had eloped. The tale seems plausible, given the fact that “Oupa” Arthur Henry POOLE had arrived in South Africa in 1901 as a member of the British Army sent out to … Continue reading

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