View the image for each record you find. Don’t accept the transcription with your hints.
I find that there are much more information on the image/page to offer. Examples:
Census- list street or rural, surrounding neighbors, income, It doesn’t always add the “cousins” listed in the household on the transcription, the servant or boarder may later become a relative;[1880 US Census Ancestry Family Tree for the Nicholson family (always check the page before and after.)
Newspapers- usually list the name but not the Mrs. before the name or others in the photo [example from Portland news for My Heritage hint for Arnold Bibber. It was his wife who was Viola Hutchins.]
OCR recognition also is open to incorrect spellings checking the document will verify if it is the person/s you are looking for.
Reading or looking at the image, transcription verses the image when possible will clarify and offer much information for your family research.
Submitted by <a href=”mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”>June Stearns Butka
May 4, 2016
Location: Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608, USA
A visual overview of the history of how route 20 came into being. From early native trails, to the railroads, route 20 became an early concourse for transcontinental travel. We focus on the overall history of the highway with an emphasis for the locations we are in and a few stories of the people met along the highway. Each program typically lasts 1 hour with additional time from Q & A.
Location: Somerset Public Library, 1464 County St, Somerset, MA 02726, USA
Brenda Sullivan, a Gravestone Girl, will discuss gravestone symbols and geology with the Bristol Chapter. She will demonstrate proper techniques for safe gravestone image collecting. Audience members will be called upon to help in the demonstration process. The meeting is free and open to the public. You do not need to be a member to attend.
11:00 Business Meeting
11:30 Member Sharing
12:00 Presentation - "Proper Techniques for Safe Image Collecting"