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How did they die?

Hi folks, While researching I've come across a couple of road blocks where I'm hoping the good folks here might be able to assist.  Sir Jam…

Started by Andrew Douglas

2 Oct 15, 2019
Reply by Andrew Douglas

Good research websites

I am aware of, and a few others, but is there a list of good genealogy sites?

Started by Simon Small

2 Mar 26, 2010
Reply by William Douglas


Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?

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