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England - What are some possible reasons an ancestor would name his accountant in his will as a beneficiary?

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3 answers
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England - what are some possible reasons that my ancestor only listed his daughters in his will and none of his sons?

10 votes
8 answers
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Why would a family misspell their surname?

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2 answers
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What does 'in attendance' mean on an England death certificate?

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1 answer
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What are some possible reasons that a father's name is missing from a birth certificate - England?

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2 answers
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How is it possible that my ancestor left the workhouse so quickly with a baby?

6 votes
1 answer
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Why doesn't my research meet the Genealogical Proof Standard?

5 votes
2 answers
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Ancestor born in Bristol City workhouse?

5 votes
1 answer
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Conflicting names of ancestor's parents from different records?

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0 answers
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Name changes in Canada in the 1920s?

4 votes
2 answers
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Did my potential ancestor lie about his wife dying so that he could marry again?

3 votes
1 answer
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Where to find World War 2 records for Canada?

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3 answers
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Finding out if ancestor owned land they lived on in England

3 votes
1 answer
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England - how to know if an original record set from an archive is complete?

2 votes
2 answers
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Dealing with different birthplace and names of parents in England?

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2 answers
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Where to find Catholic Church records for the early 1800s Middlesex, England?

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0 answers
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What was the process for getting started with farming in the 1920s in Saskatchewan?

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3 answers
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Why might ancestors be missing from 1926 Canadian census?

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1 answer
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How many generations is needed to go back to get an ethnicity estimate without a DNA test?

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2 answers
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Why is my ancestor missing from the New GRO Index - England?

1 vote
1 answer
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Where can I find more detailed prison records - Stroud, England?

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5 answers
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Deciding between two baptism records from ca 1744 for Thomas Fowler of Thorganby (Yorkshire, England)

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1 answer
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Why would the spelling of a town in Romania be changed upon arrival in Canada?

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1 answer
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What was the process for joining the military in Canada for WW2 and what are the different associated records?

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1 answer
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What does it mean to be a part of XYZ Battalion in World War 1?