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  1. If you only know your parents and grandparents, type in the names of your grandparents. If you know your great-grandparents, start with them. Focus your research on the earliest generation that you know.

  2. Type the first name of your ancestor in the First & Middle Name(s) text box.

  3. Type the last name of your ancestor in the Last Name text box.

    NOTE: Use the MAIDEN name for female ancestors.

  4. In the Spouse boxes, type the spouse's first and maiden name.

    IMPORTANT: Do NOT fill in any other search boxes unless you are researching an extremely common name.

  5. Click the Search button.

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