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Ronald    43

I have been wondering if it is time to take a fresh look at Ancestry.com.  It has been some time since I last used the site.  In the past I became discouraged with some of their interface changes and also all of the suspect data that seemed to be the only Hints or Leafs I received as clues.  I basically put away the time I spent there and conducted my own work at various physical locations and reviewed church records in Germany.

 

What is your current view of Ancestry.com and their data sources?  Seems to me, they have brought a great many resources into the public domain.

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