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G is for Gensel

 


Today's blog post is brought to you by the letter G.








Isaac Daniel Gensel is my 4th great grandfather{green box in image below} and he married Mary Emma Long on 18 Oct 1864.  Isaac and Mary had 11 Children; 9 boys and 2 girls.

Family view for Isaac Daniel and Mary Emma Long Gensel.

When I was looking at Isaac's Individual Information screen I notice that there are some Events/Facts missing.  You can see where there is information marked with a red arrow in the image below.

Isaac's Individual Information screen.

Pulling up Isaacs's Chronology view confirms there is missing information.


There should be census information on Isaac and his family from : 1860, 1870, 1880, 1910, and 1920. I created a To Do List item for each of the census' that I need to search for{see image below}.  Now when I get a free moment to do some research all I have to do is view my To Do List in Legacy to get started.


So far in this A to Z Blogging Challenge I have been able to clean up my database, add new information to my database, and fix some mistakes that I have found.  In March I blogged about reviewing your data {Cleaning up Legacy Using Reports} in your database and this challenge has given me another way to do that.  My To Do Lists are getting updated and data is being cleaned up.  Now I just need a challenge to help clean up my sources!  I also learned some new information about my Gensel's but I am going to save that for a future blog post.

Tomorrow takes us to letter H...I have no idea what I am going to do for that!  {Putting my thinking cap on...any suggestions??}

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