Both Ancestry & FamilySearch have billions of records to search. The problem is, when you search their entire website in one general search, the results you need might be on page twenty-six, so you never see them. Here are some suggestions on how to improve your results!
“Less is More”- a principle for database searches:
If you enter too much information, the search engine won’t be able to find it all in one record so you get few or no results.
When you search, make sure you only include facts that would be on the record you hope to find.
Have a specific question in mind
Searching for a specific record, such as marriage record for an ancesto...