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Finding Adopted Ancestors » Mocavo Blog - 0 views
Prior to the 1930s and 1940s, adoption was a very informal process.
Sometimes, especially in the case of a child whose parent(s) have died, there may be some official paperwork.
Quite often, however, these arrangements were completely unofficial.
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Out of an understandable eagerness to point to positive role models (or to make money on the web), people need to be careful not to make false claims.
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any transmitted story should be checked against the known facts and preserved as a "story" and not as history. If there is substantiation of all or part of the story, then a citation to a source should be provided. Simply copying and repeating traditionally held stories is not history
- Secondary sources are, for the most part, only hints.
Nevertheless, a secondary source, even a less than perfect one can be a great help in finding better information.
A secondary source built on secondary sources will accumulate errors.
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There is more to understanding documents that simply reading them.
Historic Iroquois and Wabanaki Beadwork: "FROM NIAGARA FALLS" and Tuscarora Beadwork - 0 views
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