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Always Look at the Record Itself. Always.

OK, Campers, today’s lesson is “Always Look at the Record Itself.”

I went back and looked at that wonky 1921 Census of Canada entry, the warped entry that is nonetheless verifiable as our McNally/Pearce family in Fernie, British Columbia. 788 more words

People who are not our John McNally

I really did think I had something here. Now, I’m not so sure.

In any genealogical inquiry, it can be really easy to get twisted off on a theory, enough so that you start to look for “confirming” evidence more than looking for actual evidence. 1,375 more words