Day: May 2, 2016

Evaluate Family Legends
Brick Walls
Genealogy 201

Evaluating a Family Story for Accuracy

In genealogy, we encounter stories that seem amazing, but we have to stop and ask, are they true? Read one family story and learn how to evaluate it for accuracy. The follow handwritten account references the death of my 3rd great grandfather, Joseph Geißler. This legend has been handed down through the generations. The story reads: […]

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