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Genealogy Is History On A Personal Basis

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In the Winter 1995 segment on advice for genealogists, Goodwin discusses possible sources of error in genealogical records. Goodwin surmises that clerks, tax assessors, and census takers likely did not ask for surname spelling when collecting data, and may have recorded surnames incorrectly.
The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 11 Issue 1, Winter 1995, p15