Two Google Search Hints

Set a date range. Want to eliminate matches on modern people with your ancestor’s name? Use a “numrange” to narrow your search to a particular time period: Type Jehu Burkhart 1790…1830 to nab results that include that ancestor’s name plus any year between 1790 and 1830.

Save time with synonym searches. Rather than run separate searches on similar keywords, include a tilde (~) before the term you want to find variations of. For example, ~train history also finds pages referencing railroad history and locomotive history.
Thanks to Genealogy Insider e-newsletter.

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One Response to Two Google Search Hints

  1. Great tips, Sue. Thanks

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