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Ancestry Search Tip (You’re welcome)

There are umpteen ways to search on, but here’s a quick method you can use to get straight to the database that you really want, but might not have known existed. It’s a way to use the Ancestry card catalog to it’s full advantage.  Don’t know about the card catalog?  Well follow these simple instructions:  

Hover over “Search” on the menu bar and click on “Card Catalog” on the dropdown list.


Enter a locality in “Title” and click “Search”


Filter to the category you would like, such as Birth, Marriage, & Death.  There are 13 databases in this category for Nevada…


You now have a handy list of all the Nevada Birth, Marriage, and Death databases at Ancestry and can easily go to the one you want.


Okay, hit the trail!


I am an Accredited Genealogist® professional living in California. I have been researching and teaching since 1988.

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