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Using Google Show Options

Google recently introduced a new feature called Show Options that can be extremely useful for any genealogist trying to track down their ancestors. By clicking on the Show Options you can open up a menu that provides several alternate ways to refine Google search results.

Image Highlighting Google Show Options

Clicking on the Show Options will bring up a menu list of how the search results can be displayed, as highlighted in red in the illustration below. We will go through the Google Show Options to find out which ones are most useful to genealogists.

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Tip – The Show Options on the Google search results page can help genealogists further refine their search for ancestors.

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