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Re: Sinclair Genealogy Digest Number 11
A wonderful idea except it has already been done at great time and expense!
Copies are in several major libraries in the U.S. The title is
SINKLER-SINCLAIR-ST. CLAIR CENSUS RECORDS and was published in 1993. For
further information see
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Sent: Sunday, September 12, 1999 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: Sinclair Genealogy Digest Number 11
>Thinking of the entries in the global data base, I was wondering about the
>extent to which census index lists have been included.
>I was in the Hawaii State Library yesterday and was surprised to find a
>collection of many U.S. Census indices for many states and many years
>the 1800s. Others may live close to large libraries or resource centers
>(e.g., large Family History Centers such as that in Los Angeles; various
>National Archive sites, etc) where they could make copies of the pages from
>these indices for names SINCLAIR and ST. CLAIR. If these could be
>up at one or more sites, perhaps a group of volunteers could key in the
>into the electronic medium.
>Eventually, would it not be possible to create an online site where a new
>researcher could search through the collection of SINCLAIR and ST. CLAIR
>references in various census years and states? Based on the index
>information they could then take steps to track down and view/copy the
>microfilm census records themselves.
>I suppose this present idea gets back to the thread from Spring of this
>concerning state-by-state [and also country-by-country/ region-by-region]
>summaries, links and research information regarding SINCLAIR/ST. CLAIR.
>Best to all.
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