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From: maxine <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Place Names etc
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 20:30:14 -0700
NOW WAIT A MINUTE. I DID NOT START THIS UP AGAIN!
On 7/11/09, Sue Maxwell <> wrote:
> How about we just suggest to Maxine that she click on the "archives"
> link at the bottom of the page and search the archives. Not everyone has
> been on the list forever and sometimes we just don't happen upon the
> answer when we need it most.
> Maxine, there are many tools to find a missing county. Use the geocoding
> inside of RootsMagic 4; utilize place finder by just typing in the first
> few letters of the place name and then browse down the list; or use a
> third party lookup (google, GNIS, etc.) Or, you can add the place name
> as you received it and, then I would create a to-do record for that
> person to verify the place as time permits. You can find a source that
> would clarify the location that had been entered.
> Terry Wells wrote:
> > I thought we had done this one to death when the original post appeared
> back in May. Not sure why it has resurfaced and everyone is responding with
> the same answers again!
> > Terry M Wells
> > At 11-05-2009? 08:01 PM? Monday, you wrote:
> > *********START OF ORIGINAL MESSAGE TEXT*********
> >> Can someone tell me what is the best thing to do with a place given to
> >> you..GEDCOM or such.? It usually does not have a county so when I use
> >> finder it doesn't have a county for that town and apparently does not
> have a
> >> town of that name.? Do you go ahead and use it or just leave the place
> >> blank?
> >> Examples:? Waxahatchee, TX;? Poinsett, ARK.
> >> Thanks.
> >> --
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