Author: <span class="vcard">Anne Faulkner</span>

How I Solved It: Brick Wall Ancestor | #4 Jane “Jennie” M Whitford Nichols Faulkner

Anne Faulkner, the blog author from Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Here, Ann shares how difficult it can be tracking ancestors when records seemingly keep changing. In this case, the location of birth kept changing. The people she lived with kept changing. Surname variations were a…

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How I Solved It: Brick Wall Ancestor | #7 David M Whitford

Anne Faulkner, the blog author from Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog tells the story of a family that disappears from the records but is rediscovered after finding a clue while looking through some biographical sketches. Anne discovers that the library literally down the street…

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How I Solved It: Brick Wall Ancestor | #3 Ruhama (Price) or (Leonard) Bass

Anne Faulkner, the blog author from Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog reviews an ancestor with surname conflicts. Some said Price, some said Leonard. Between record searching and asking for help on Facebook, she was able to find the key piece of information that confirmed…

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How I Solved It: Field Notes: I Love It When A Plan Comes Together

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how Anne was wanting to learn more about her grandmother and how she took a variety of research methods with newspapers and church records to discover the answers to…

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How I Solved It: UPDATE: Anna Merriman Busby: Who’s Your Daddy?

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how Anne revisited the profile of the man believed to be the father of Ann Merriman Busby. After reviewing Fold3.com and going through newly digitized records, she confirmed Ann’s…

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How I Solved It: Finding Faulkner: Part Ten | And The Heavens Opened Up

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how Anne was on a mission to sort out her Faulkner ancestors that led her down many paths and resources all the way back to the 1600s.

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How I Solved It: Field Notes: Is That Joseph or Joesph Langrill?

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how Anne realized an error in her family tree after someone with the correct resources had updated profiles on FamilySearch with the realization that she was dealing with two people…

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How I Solved It: Samuel Faulkner: Hiding In Plain Sight

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains what it’s like to search for a particular person in a family and to find information on everyone but that person. Lots of patience and research along with a newly…

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How I Solved It: Jane P Thompson Burt Billings: An Estimable Lady of Oberlin Tales From The Cave – My Adventures In Genealogy

Anne Faulkner, blog author from the website Ancestor Archaeology, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how Anne located information on her 3rd great-grandparents after reaching out to an Ohio genealogy Facebook group with minimal information except for an occupation and the name “Mr. Burt”. Asking for a…

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