Today, the How to Archive Family Keepsakes Blog Book Tour checks in at The In-Depth Genealogist to share a few thoughts on breaking down genealogy brick walls. We’ve all experienced those frustrating family history problems that we just can’t seem to solve. I hope these “demolition” tricks will give you a few ideas to help you knock down a few obstacles to your own research success.
Bashing Brick Walls, One Brick at a Time
When I began researching my family history years ago, I thought that locating elusive birth and marriage records would solve my most difficult genealogy puzzles. I was SO WRONG!
As quickly as I confirmed a birthdate, the search turned to finding a marriage, which led to another hunt for the parents of the newlyweds. And, even when I found exactly what I was looking for, I wasn’t always able to confirm a hypothesis or move forward to the next task. I was bogged down in notes, papers, and files. I needed to get organized. (continue reading at The In-Depth Genealogist). . .
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