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Two Days and Counting

   Not too much time to write tonight and I’m trying to catch up everything before I leave. I’m traveling all day Wednesday and beginning on Thursday (my arrival in Ireland) I’ll blog each day, so stay tuned.  …

Hints from Online Family Trees

   I’ve continued to work on my research plan for the Moag family.  My main goal is to identify the parents of William S. Moag.  Because it’s an unusual name I’ve collected the names of all of the Moags in the online church records, the civil registration indexes, wills, directories, freeholder and land records (Griffith’s and the Tithe).  …

Creating a Research Plan for John Moag

Map of County Down

   Having discovered that I had a missing generation in my tree, I’ve spent the week trying to straighten out the family.  I have source documentation back to my great great grandfather, William Moag, and the name of William’s father from his marriage certificate is John.  …

I’m confused! Separating John Moags

   For the past 10 years, I haven’t done much work on my own family.  Client work and lectures keep me busy and occassionally, when someone contacts me, I’ll delve into someone in my own file, but it doesn’t happen frequently enough.  …

FGS Conference, San Antonio, Texas

   It was great to meet so many of you at the FGS Conference in San Antonio.  I wasn’t speaking at this conference so I had an opportunity to attend many of the presentations, as well as meet with vendors.   …

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