Decide exactly what you want. You can advertise for help for specific documents or their search.
Don't ask for too much at once. If you want a will from a certain county, go to that county board
and ask for help. Give what you know about it.
Madison County, Alabama shows results from postings.
You can read back through previous postings to find where people volunteer to help you and will look
up references in their personal libraries.
Census Lookup: Morgan County Boardfor help with a census.
If you want to locate a descendant on a certain line, you can go to the Surname Board and advertise for
that name. If people can help you, they will.
McClung Board. Notice
that some requests make sense and some do not.
When you place your query on a name, be sure to give the information you already have and state what
it is you want. Be sure to tell WHERE the family lived, approximately the TIME frame and the family
connections that you know. If you have a spouse and marriage record, include that with the PLACE where
that took place.