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Re: Need help with the "Search" Feature at Ancestr
In Response To: Need help with the "Search" Feature at Ancestry ()
gail wrote, "Let's say I am searching for Fred Jones born in Ohio. 1880..."
First name: Fred* (add an asterisk becz he might be listed as Freddy or Freddie or Fredy or Frederick or Fredric or Fracl
Surname: J?nes or Jone* (I have found people with surname Jones mistranscribed or enumerated as James or Janes or Jores or whatever
Ohio could be entered for the birth place or left blank. Be sure to enter a suspected birth year but search before and after about 2-5 years.
I don't bother with the exact button.
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