Month: March 2016

Correcting Mistakes and Learning More

Correcting Mistakes and Learning More

As we work on correcting the data for the O’Connell name in the different census’ we continue to learn more about the search functions on the different websites. My first error, I shared in the post I Made a Mistake. Recently I learned a bit […]

I Made a Mistake

I Made a Mistake

I made a mistake and it’s one I should have thought about. When I collected the data from FamilySearch on the number of times the O’Connell name comes up (and all its variants), I did not search for OConnell. This is a huge¬†mistake for anyone […]

Scottish Census Data

Scottish Census Data

After looking at the Irish Census, and how minimal the listings are for the O’CONNELL surname, I though it would be a good idea to take a look at neighboring Scotland.¬†I find it odd that in 1891 Scotland had 5716 people enumerated with the O’CONNELL […]