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A Quick Tip for determining a county online.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question:  At a recent lecture you mentioned a website you use on occasion to determine a county.  I did not write it down, and so I hope you can refresh my memory.

 

Answer: The website I use from time time to locate a county, or to determine how many towns, villages, or cities of a similar name is the Family History Library Catalog.  The new version of the catalog will automatically fill in the returns of the location you type in the place name search.  I also welcome other readers of this blog to mention sites they use. as well as Google.  The Family History Library Catalog website can be reached directly: https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog

 


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