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The next issue of Casefile Clues is being wrapped up as this post goes live. In this issue, we’ll look at the transcription of a marriage record that was in a Civil War pension file. Is it original or derivative? […]
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Probably one of the best genealogical records to use are affidavits, depositions, and other similar “official” statements made in pension claims, court cases, etc. While these statements are usually focused on the issues involved in the court case or the […]
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We’re wrapping the final edit of the next issue. It looks at a statement made in 1881 by the sixty-two year old daughter of a War of 1812 widow who was supposedly ninety-two years old. Stay tuned!
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An important part of document analysis is determining the original purpose of the document and how that impacts: information accuracy preservation of the document provenance of the document etc. Virtually every document a genealogist uses was created for a non-genealogical […]