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Q. I can’t find my ancestors in Lancashire, England, in the General Register Office (GRO) indexes to birth, marriage and death records. Could the index contain errors?...
Q. I’m looking for an ancestor born before his hometown began keeping birth records. Would his birth be in the records of the midwife who delivered him?
Q. My ancestor received land in Ohio for his Revolutionary War service. Why can’t I find any trace of it on the General Land Offi ce Records site?
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