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Ask Ancestry Anne: Search Tip #5 - Surname Histories

These are a bit more rare to find on the site, though you will find in various places on the web and in libraries.

Just like you did for Local Histories, you can type the surname you are looking for into the Keyword(s) field:

You can also add a state in to try and limit the possibilities.  A search for Wallace Virginia will require both the words to be in the description or title.

Look for Search Tip #6: City Directories, or review: Search Tip #4 : Local Histories

Happy Searching!

Ancestry Anne

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