Re: Good old fashioned research #general

Adelle Gloger

On Oct. 11,1998 James Gross wrote:

It may be my imagination, but it seems that several people
are using surname posts as a way of making contact with
distant relatives.
I may be a bit dense, but isn't that the purpose of this list and genealogy
in general--to connect with the past weather it be with direct relatives or
distant relatives in order to better know who we are and where we came >from ?
By posting here (and other places) I was able to connect my late mother's
cousin who I had only heard about, but never met. She lives in Philadelphia.
Through her I have met cousins I never knew existed.
Not all names and places are listed on the JGFF, so as a last resort
surname posts are essential.
Thank goodness for JewishGen !

Adelle Gloger
Shaker Hts., Ohio

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