Monthly Archives: July 2011

Focus, Focus, Focus

When working on genealogy, sometimes its hard to stay focused on a single ancestor or project, especially if you are in Ancestry.com or on the internet.  One online database can send  you down the proverbial rabbit hole. You “wake” up … Continue reading

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Genealogical Musings on Migration: People Who Stay, People Who Go

I just finished reading A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West by Gerald W. McFarland.    The author writes about various lines of his family who immigrate to the “American” East Coast in the 1700’s, travel to the Mid … Continue reading

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