In this episode:
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Diane discusses the “in person” factor that occurs at conferences and can boost your research. Genealogy Insider Blog.
In the Top Tips segment Lisa invites David Fryxell back to the show to provide tips on how to find ancestors that seem to be hiding in the census, from his article “Hiding in the Census” which appears in the May / June 2016 issue.
David discusses dealing with:
- Transcription errors
- Unexpected name changes
- Age discrepancies
- Geographic wrong turns
- Untimely deaths
- Too many hits
101 Best Websites
Family Tree University Crash Course
From the Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Allison’s top three tips for outwitting elusive ancestors:
- Researching the elusive ancestors sideways – siblings, cousins, coworkers, neighbors, etc.
- Making a timeline. Allison likes using Excel to create timelines that can expose gaps in her research.
- Putting the problem aside and taking a break! Come back with fresh eyes.