Column: Revisit Records to Discover Overlooked Information

Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:

Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex)

Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin

Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook)

Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)

Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton)

Title: Revisit Records to Discover Overlooked Information

Snippet: “What’s this? How did I fail to notice it?”

Have you ever said this while taking a second look at records you’ve already scrutinized with a fine-tooth comb? Of course, the initial search took place years ago, perhaps when you first began researching your family tree. Back then, you may have had only a few hundred people in your database. Now there’s a few thousand; surnames you never suspected in the beginning to be related are scattered throughout the branches.

Moments like this have happened to me several times as I revisit vital and census records and similar documents containing names of others in a community.

. . . To read more, pick up one of the above noted newspapers.

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