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Understanding and Utilizing Indexes

July 18, 2024 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Melanie McComb

Indexes are an unparalleled tool for genealogists. When they exist in record collections and published compilations, they can point you directly to an ancestor without having to go page-by-page. However, not all indexes are arranged the same way. Join Senior Genealogist Melanie McComb to understand the different types of indexes that you will come across and how to leverage them in your family history research.

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Melanie McComb
Eastern Canada
Areas of expertise: Irish genealogy, DNA, Atlantic Canada, Jewish genealogy, and military records.