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From: Patricia Caster <>
Subject: Re: TMG-L: Diane's census program
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 19:05:20 -0800
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Jaris,
I have been working on some online instructions for using Diane's
method. Would you be willing to test it out for me?
Patricia



wrote:
>
> Jaris,
>
> << I apologize for being hopelessly mired right at the outset.
>
> <>
>
> This person US Census has sons called e.g.
> given: US
> surname 1790 Census
> one for each of the US Federal census
>
> Here I would suggest adding all the census years. That way you don't have to
> go back to you notes at a later time. I added birth years for each of mine
> although it's not in the example. That way I have an easy reference for the
> earlies census that I haven't used much. Diane says not to create birth tags
> but the census year persons are not referenced in your narratives because
> they are fathers, so it doesn't hurt the output.
>
> << Now am I supposed to next create a mother, named
> Given: State
> Surname: Census
> ?>>
>
> That's correct. (You create the mother of the indiv. states. So create her as
> unrelated to US Census)
>
> << Or am I supposed to create a mother named
> Given: Missouri
> Surname: Census>>
>
> Missouri would be a daughter of State CENSUS.
>
> << And then Missouri Census has children 1790, 1800, 1810, etc?>>
> No see US Census above.
>
> Under mother Missouri Census and Father US 1790 Census you would have
> children that are the counties
> Given Name MO Carroll Co
> Surname 1790 Census
>
>
> << I would like to give this a try. I have been over and over the
> instructions,
> but am obviously misinterpreting something.
> >>
>
> I would suggest printing "every" page in Diane's web site and use them for
> reference and notes.
>
> Hope this helps somewhat
> Patt Ricketts
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