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Re: The latest new toy

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 11:28AM GMT
Classification: Query
Gentry, thanks very much for your input.

In my experience when searching from a tree person, the search engine does not pay much attention to vital-date bracketing. In the first 20 or first 50 results I have often seen anachronous results: 1930/1940 US Census for someone who died in 1919, Civil War items for someone born 1859, Revolutionary War items for persons born in 19th century (I would not consider an SAR item inherently wrong or a pension item impossible for someone who died before 1850, but this is not what I'm talking about).

My dates are all genealogy-standard or simply a year entry.
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BurgessDonnel... 22 Aug 2013 10:07PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 23 Aug 2013 3:53PM GMT 
frostfreedet 23 Aug 2013 6:19PM GMT 
Gentry Davies 26 Aug 2013 3:56PM GMT 
frostfreedet 26 Aug 2013 5:28PM GMT 
Gentry Davies 28 Aug 2013 3:17PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 28 Aug 2013 3:55PM GMT 
frostfreedet 28 Aug 2013 6:15PM GMT 
mbmjlm 28 Aug 2013 11:10PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 26 Aug 2013 5:34PM GMT 
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