Monday, May 3, 2010

One of the greatest gifts to the genealogical world comes from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which microfilmed thousands of local and state records it loans out to research centers around the world.

Other tools available from the church Web site,, are worth using, but researchers must approach with caution and closely scrutinize what they find.

To go to Click Here.

But to first read an important cautionary essay: Click Here.

Note: The cautions suggested in the essay apply not just to but to all web sites which collect unverified genealogical information. Once erroneous or unproven data is entered in such sites it is impossible to get it corrected. As always, there is no substitute for documentation.

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