The Youngest Child With the Simplest Name

When searching any everyname database to a census, start with the youngest child who has the “easiest” name. Children’s ages tend to be closer in census enumerations and names like John and Sarah, while they may have some variants are not nearly so bad as names like Henrietta and Permelia.

© Michael John Neill, “Genealogy Tip of the Day,” http://genealogytipoftheday.blogspot.com, 20- May-2011.

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