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Scanning continued

Woohoo! One box of paper files scanned and emptied, papers recycled. Only 3 boxes to go.

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In a lot of cases, I’m looking at source documents I haven’t seen in 20 years. The scanning process slows down because I’m checking for Findagrave memorials that didn’t exist back then, or I’m inputting the text of obituaries that I didn’t input at the time. Or, I’m finding Findagrave memorials for people I didn’t know have died recently, so I’m checking Genealogybank for their obituaries. My TMG* workflow has evolved over the years, not to mention the sourcing limitations I was under in the early years of PAF.** If I’m ever going to get my family lines output, I want my source citations cleaned up.

 

*The Master Genealogist

**Personal Ancestral File

 

robin siggy-dumb3

 

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