Saturday, March 2, 2013

Look Beyond That City Directory

Michael John Neill, writing in his blog Genealogy Tip of the Day, shares a good idea with us. Once we find our ancestor in a city directory that has his or her employer listed, it may pay to look further in that directory for advertisements about the employer. An internet search on the employer’s name may also yield some good information that may give us insights to the professional life of our ancestor.

You can read his tip at:

Genealogy Tip of the Day: Those Old Employers

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