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The challenge of incorrect information

Frequently, government information is incorrect. Census records will have relationships wrong, names misspelled, places of origin incorrect. This makes sense, given that interviewers may not have understood the person answering the questions and those answering the questions may not have … Continue reading

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Daniel Thompson Nelings

The above section is from The History of Clayton County¬†and includes the names of many local men and boys from Clayton County Iowa. Some of these names are also in an account book kept by Daniel T Nelings from 1867 … Continue reading

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