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24 February 2012

Have You Purchased Raking the Ashes? Updates Available!

Almost as soon as a research guide is published, there is a need to update. New material becomes available online; files are transferred from one location to another; and new ways of looking at old material surface. Such has been the case with the second edition of Raking the Ashes: Genealogical Strategies for Pre-1906 San Francisco Research.

Author Nancy Peterson has created a list of supplemental changes and additions and it is now available on the Updates page at the book site: Most of the updates are new digitizations of relevant records which have come online since the book was published last year.

The categories of changes include vital records, newspapers, land and property, court and voter records, and a few miscellaneous items.

Raking the Ashes is available for purchase in the CGS Library and at the California Genealogical Society Store at

Copyright © 2012 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library