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Unusual words encountered in genealogy

What do the following words or terms have in common?

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These words and hundreds more like them are all to be found on Dick Eastman’s “Encyclopedia of Genealogy.” This dynamic collection of words, terms and phrases is available on-line for free and there is even a process that allows you to add your own favorite list of words.

We all run into words in our research that make us say “Huh?” Well get on the web and go to to take advantage of this quick finding aid. If you do not find the word you need, then you might want to consider researching it further elsewhere and then pop back and add it to the “Encyclopedia of Genealogy.”

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Dick Hillenbrand
Upstate New York Genealogy

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