01
October
2016
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02:00 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

Record Hints vs. Manual Searching: Which wins?

http://genealogysstar.blogspot.com/2016/09/record-hints-vs-manual-searching-which.html

Summary

All four (Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, MyHeritage.com and Findmypast.com, or five, if we include Geneanet.com) of the big, online genealogy databases provide algorithmic, programmed record hints. However, most genealogists, especially those with advanced technical savvy, rely more upon manual searches than they do the automated ones.