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The E-Sylum:  Volume 2, Number 17, April 25, 1999, Article 2

GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH   

    Board Member Pete Smith writes:  "I would like to react to  
    the featured web site http://www.ancestry.com/   I have used  
    the web extensively for genealogical research.  I have found  
    that the commercial sites usually give access to free sites that  
    are just as available without going through the commercial site.   

    My favorite site for genealogical research is  
    http://www.gendex.com/ It is a free site that provides an  
    index  for more than 10 million names. (although many are  
    duplicates)   It provides links to private web pages that include  
    family history in different formats.  Once I land on a site that  
    has a name that I want, I usually find that the site has much  
    more on that family that is also of interest.   

    A word of warning on the use of the web for genealogical  
    research as well as other research.  There is a lot of garbage  
    out there.  Some people are not careful about what they put on  
    their web pages and include family links that are not correct.  
    Others  make mistakes in transcribing information from other  
    sources.  A researcher has to learn what looks trustworthy and  
    what looks suspicious.  If the information is important, it should  
    be confirmed through a reliable source."  

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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