[APG Public List] Indexing of McMullin/Mc Mullen as M'Mullin

Michael John Neill mjnrootdig at gmail.com
Fri May 14 10:43:05 MDT 2010

Keep in mind that sites like genealogybank do not "index" by reading the
actual text, they do OCR which means that searches should always be
conducted for all possible renderings. Even more of a challenge when sites
do not support Soundex or other flexible searching options.


On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 10:59 AM, Maria Hopper <reetree at optonline.net>wrote:

> Matrimonial Notices: *Philadelphia Repository, Philadelphia PA*  (newspaper
> issue of 5 Feb 1803 p.47) on line at Genealogy Bank "_____ on the 27th ult.
> by Rev. Mr. Milledoller of Philadelphia John M’Mullin and Miss Maria Ord,
> both of Southwalk"
> Only found this by serching bride's name not indexd under McMullin Mullin
> or M'Mullin - also almost all of old city directories for Philadelphia have
> Mc enter as an apostrophe only way to find them that I know of is to browse
> Browse Philadlhia City Directories in Footnote)
> Maria (Ree)  Hopper, CG*
> *CG or Certified Genealogist is a service mark of the Board for
> Certification of Genealogist, used under license by board certified
> genealogist after periodic evaluation, and the board name is registered in
> the U.S. Patent Office.
> Visit  http://www.bcgcertification.org
> The Hopper Family Genealogy; The first six Generations
> http://www.reetree.com
> reetree at optonline.net

Michael John Neill
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