Weekly Planner: Database Check-up

Have you entered everything you have found in your family history database? Pull out your files and binders and give it a quick checkup, matching the records and data you have acquired against what is in your database. Is everything entered and are your sources noted? Is it accurate, or does it include a typo like the one I made on my great-great-grandpa Dyer’s photograph, listing a date of death that predates his birth? (Thanks to everyone who wrote in to keep me on my toes!) Take it one family at a time, and don’t be surprised if this little checkup uncovers some new avenues and “aha” moments.

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