Would a Chart Help?

This place of birth discrepancy chart is not perfect–but it serves as an illustration.

Whenever information is confusing or overwhelming, I ask myself if there is some way that I can make a chart using the information that I know. Sometimes the final chart helps to reach a conclusion or decide where to go next.

Other times just thinking about the chart and the process of creating it causes me to realize that there are records or details I do not have. That sometimes gets my research going.

At the very least I have a summary of the information I have.

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