Questions tagged [data-derivation]

The process of extracting data that is evidenced within a record, be it implicit or explicit. Typically this takes the form of interpreting text in an image, although data derivation is not limited to this practice.

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GRO and Other Data - How to Provide Access via my site?

I notice that some sites give access to Census returns, GRO records (for the UK) etc eg this one has a long list of databases you can search https://www.familyrelatives.com/post_search.php. Does ...
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Help reading an Ellis island record

I wonder if you could help me figure out some text in an Ellis Island record (Line 15). Here's what I've been able to get so far. I've put questions marks where I'm not sure. Luka Cacic Age 23 ...
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What is written on the back of this photo?

The following is written on the backside of an image. The picture is of a very young girl with very curly hair, and the comments are by her father. While I can make out most of the words there are ...
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Who are the individuals silhouetted in this image?

(Note: I have more questions about this image than answers, so anything you see in it that is of note to you, please call it out!) Johan Bauer and his wife Anna Hagen had three children, a son and ...
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Weird date/year issues; what is the correct way to present the summarized information?

We deal with approximate dates all the time in genealogy. I don't have a problem entering the rationale or the date in my software or writing about it in a narrative. I'm working on a project now ...
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What information can be gleaned from these Naval Academy accomplishments?

Attached are a series of accomplishments/details about a 1921 Naval Academy graduate. They are listed immediately below a brief biography: For Google's sake, they are: Two Stripes; Clean Sleeve; ...
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What can I learn about Sir William Brereton based on his portrait?

This portrait of Sir William Brereton (1550-1631) hangs in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Regarding the portrait I have the following questions: I assume the number "1579" in the corner is the date ...