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How the 1901 decoder can help with only 1 known na

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SueS

SueS Report 28 Aug 2003 17:53

I am no expert but I find that if you have just one name, using the decoder can be very rewarding in identifying other family with the same surname at the same address. When you find that name, the Census Place is the key because the other family members will be under the same Census Place...if there is a mispelling, copy the mispelling exactly. You don't need christian names, just male and female and the Keyword. See my reply to Sarah Butcher. Hope it makes sense and helps someone. Sue