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The importance of a good source

If you’ve ever worked in an office, or if you’ve ever been in a fender-bender, you’ve played a little game called “He Said She Said.” You both argue until blue in the face, but since neither of you has definitive proof of what happened, neither of you can settle the dispute. If only I had better proof than that no-good rotten so-and-so… In genealogy, you may not have arguments per se, but you are looking into your family tree and you are not a professional genealogist. You’re just a regular person. So when someone else looks into the same family …

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