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From: BETH WEARING <>
Subject: Re: IGI - Back with NEW features
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 11:17:22 -0400
I just tried your 4 names and came up with the Marriage # only. Are you
guys using a new entry url or something?
Beth in toronto
> Gaz Owens wrote:
> > The IGI is back with a couple of new features.
> > *Through Custom Search you can search the International Genealogical Index
> > for a specific event and year. Also, if you enter only the names of the
> > parents (full name of the father and full name of the mother), you can find
> > all of their children.
> > Only relevant if both parents full names listed, which cuts out the great
> > majority as the mothers surname is not usually written.
> Dear Gaz,
> Just checked this out and thought I would add a word of warning. I
> searched my ancestors Daniel Dowsing and Frances Cooper and came up with
> 3 of their children. But there is a fourth child on the IGI who did not
> appear - because on his baptim details only Frances' first name appears.
> I knew all this in advance- was just testing - but wanted to offer the
> warning that you will not necessarily get ALL children of a marriage
> even when you get SOME.
> Liz (Greenwich UK)
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