1. Parenting
Genealogy Tip of the Day
And Others
 Related Resources
• How to Do a Tombstone Rubbing
• Cemetery Do's & Don'ts
• Funeral Home Records
 ABOUT Genealogy Tip of the Day
  Yes, please sign me up for the free ABOUT Genealogy Tip of the Day newsletter.

Your Email Address:

When searching deed indexes it is important to look not only for your ancestor's full name, but also for the designation "et al" after any entry for the same surname. "Et al" is Latin for "and others" and was often used to designate a group of heirs. This designation was often used by harried clerks

Tips for Photographing Gravestones


Did you like this tip? Sign up for the free ABOUT Genealogy Tip of the Day newsletter!


URL: http://genealogy.about.com/library/tips/blblacklight.htm
© 2002 Kimberly Powell and About.com.  All Rights Reserved.

Explore Genealogy
By Category
    genealogyGenealogyparentingParentingb050217d8f0001623e815c2f3054d112c600094e92043494http://genealogy.about.comod526F6F745227liveKimberly Powellgenealogyguide3DK000C3zNIP11970-01-0110/od/index.htm0526F6F741approved/od
  1. About.com
  2. Parenting
  3. Genealogy

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.