5 Uncommon Places to Find Your Ancestors' Missing Parents #ancestors
5 Uncommon Places to Find Your Ancestors' Missing ParentsLocating the names of parents is one of the most important jobs of any family historian and we all spend a great deal of time looking for records to do just that. But, as we all know, it's not always an easy task. Parents can be surprisingly elusive -- mysteriously missing from key documents. In addition, verifying that we have actually found the correct parents for an ancestor can be an even bigger challenge, especially if our ancestor had a common name.