Beginning Genealogy - Scams- Not everyone who sells things on the Internet is honest. There are several legitimate subscription-based web sites for genealogy. This is a list of illegitimate ones.
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Fake family trees online may trip up genealogists- Genealogists beware. A software company is marketing a new program to Internet advertisers that could quickly generate Web sites full of extensive, but fake, family trees. An article published in The Deseret Morning News (Utah), November 12, 2005.
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Genealogical Hoax--The Horn Papers- A brief summary of the still-controversial HORN PAPERS hoax involving the history of western Pennsylvania, southeastern Ohio, western Maryland and northern West Virginia, from 1765 to 1795.
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Myths and Realities About the 1960 Census- No 1960 Census data that were scheduled to be preserved as having long-term value were lost because of technological obsolescence. An article by By Margaret O. Adams and Thomas E. Brown published in Prologue, Winter 2000, Vol. 32, No. 4.
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