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Google Genealogy Style

Google Genealogy Style
Google is the search engine of choice for most genealogists I know, due to its ability to return relevant search results for genealogy and surname queries and its huge index. Google is much more than just a tool for finding Web sites, however, and most people surfing for information on their ancestors barely scratch the surface of its full potential. If you know what you are doing, you can use Google to search within Web sites, locate photos of your ancestors, bring back dead sites, and track down missing relatives. Learn how to Google as you've never Googled before. Begin with the Basics - Google automatically assumes an implied AND between each of your search terms. - Google is case insensitive, with the exception of the search operators AND and OR. - Google will return results that contain all of your search terms, but will give higher priority to the earlier terms in your query. Search With a Focus - Use a (-) before words that you want to be excluded from the search.

Practical Archivist Learn to Use Google in Genealogy Searches - Google Genealogy Tips Since the Google search engine went live in September 1999, it has changed the way people search the web. Today, many genealogists use Google for their genealogy internet and surname queries, and for good reason. Not only does Google produce accurate and relevant search results, Google is extraordinarily fast and flexible. However, Google has evolved over the years and the tips and tricks have changed and evolved also. Word for Word Every word counts in your search query and generally all words in your query will be used for the search. Exact Search Surprisingly, sometimes the words in your search query may not appear on the websites that appear in your search results. To get an exact search, where ALL the words of your search query appear in your search results and that NO stemming andd NO synonyms are used, you can do one of two methods: Use Double Quotes [“ ” ] around one keyword or multiple keywords when you want an exact match. Don't phrase your query as a question Google Math Spelling

Burial records, cremation records, grave maps, genealogy and ancestry at Deceased Online Footnote Google Scholar / Citation Searches Made easy Uk Genealogy-links Genealogical Library Master Catalog (p)(f) Free Genealogy Resources - Home How to find family records using the best free Internet resources Bookmark This Site (Ctrl+D) There are literally millions of web pages on genealogy and it is easy to get lost so that you can't see the forest for the trees. Where do you go first? Let's look at the sites that are likely to give you quick and easy results. directly to these sites and find information about your ancestors and relatives. There are two main types of Internet genealogy web sites. Many web sites describe how to do research and provide details of sources of paper and microfilm records. This web site concentrates on online tools and searchable databases of genealogy records so that you can immediately take action to find information online. What are the Steps? I hope you find this useful. 20070613

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Project | Home National Data Click on the national map to see all of the Atlas' content related to the nation at one view. Like the state map above this content includes interactive maps, shapefiles, and metadata. Boundary Animations US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (3:00) US Historical County Boundaries, 1629-2000 (0:30) US Historical County Boundaries, 1629-2000 (3:00) US Historical County Boundaries (1629-2000), with State/Territorial boundaries (1783-2000) (0:30) US Historical County Boundaries (1629-2000), with State/Territorial boundaries (1783-2000) (3:00) US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (0:30) US Historical State & Territorial Boundaries, 1783-2000 (3:00)

Historical Directories The version of Historical Directories launched in February 2003 can no longer be sustained due to software and hardware obsolescence. We have therefore moved the content to a new Historical Directories Collection, part of our Special Collections Online. This work is essential in order to maintain free and sustainable public access to the resource. Update, 31 March 2014: Migration of Historical Directories is now complete and the previous website has been withdrawn. The Historical Directories website was launched in February 2003 as part of a Lottery funded project. Our new service brings together Historical Directories, My Leicestershire History and Manufacturing Pasts to create the University of Leicester's Special Collections Online, an integrated digital library containing reproductions of rare and unique material from the collections of the University Library and other organisations. Some original directories contain large, fragile and folded maps.

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