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Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Searching the List's Archives
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 00:25:14 +0100
References: <EBEDIGGFHOELKGMJAIJMIENMCNAA.kss@mweb.co.za> <007701c6a4ce$93629ed0$1ba54e51@Tombi> <01d501c6a537$6fa97a40$7599ef9b@TelkomSA2156> <001501c6a598$fd542500$caab4e51@Tombi> <00bb01c6a60c$c2028040$0301a8c0@oemuvenry0wbi0> <01e601c6a91d$e214d680$b598ef9b@TelkomSA2156>


I kiss your feet!! (One of my mother's favourite expressions!) Now I have
broadband I can play these games and spend more time on line!
Groete,
Tombi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Becky Horne" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2006 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Searching the List's Archives


> Hi Lynette & Tombi
>
> Not too sure if I know all re family research, but I'm glad to hear of
> your
> success.
> Here's another experiment that works for me.
>
> Go to www.google.com [South Africa is www.google.co.za ]
> Type your search all in lower case.
>
> "wolff"+"rootsweb"+"za" [za defines your search to South Africa]
> You can also remove the za if you want to look further than the boundaries
> of South Africa.
>
> Have just tried it and there are 1,220 hits. [za], - 48,300 if you remove
> za.
> What is so helpful is that you can read the detail of the hit and can see
> if
> the data is relevant or not.
> Saves a lot of time.
>
> Have fun!
>
> Best wishes
> Becky
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 1:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] Searching the List's Archives
>
>
>> Dearest Becky - she who knows all re family research,
>> Another very, very grateful subscriber - I placed Wolff in the search box
>> and came up with one of my greatest mystries - where Leo was born, when
> and
>> where was he married and my great grandmother's full name which included
>> STOREY - thus my e-mail yesterday. Thank you so very much and yes I too
>> spent a lot of time searching and will be back today,
>> Most sincerely,
>> Lynette from OZ
>
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