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C/O Jeff Jones
University of Warwick
As part of my Masters degree in Electronic Business Management at Warwick University I am undertaking a study of the use of the internet for genealogical purposes. The purpose of this study is to identify the way in which genealogical internet sites make money and to understand the customer base.
To facilitate this study you are invited to participate in an email survey questionnaire which is designed to investigate the user requirements for internet genealogy such as searching for ancestor history data, finding people, creating your family website and designing a family tree. In this survey, there are 20 questions and it will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.
Your participation in this survey is voluntary but would be appreciated. If you take part and provide a contact email address a copy of the analysis of the survey will be sent to you upon completion. If at any time you feel uncomfortable answering any of the questions then please just ignore it and carry on with the next question.
The information and opinion you provide will extremely helpful for me to better conduct the study and better understands the user requirements of genealogical websites.
Your responses will be strictly confidential and data from this research will only be used in the final report of the project dissertation. If you have any questions about the survey, you may contact Juan Du using the above contact detail or my project supervisor Jeffrey Jones at J.A.Jones(a)warwick.ac.uk.
Please contact me at my email address and I will provide you with a copy of the survey via email. The survey is a word form and has been checked for all known viruses
Thank you very much for your time and support.
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Another small parcel would be cemetery plots. Helpful to link families.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 2:00 AM
Subject: DEED-MAPPER-USERS-D Digest V05 #43
Jeff Owens wrote:
>During the early 1950's there were a number of promotional gimmicks which
>gave away supposed real deeds for one square inch of land. They were on
>the order of green stamps, if you are old enough to remember them
>also. You could collect them, and actually acquire enough to trade in for
>a contiguous parcel. The land was desert in Arizona or wilds of
>Alaska. I wonder if any was actually acquired and developed. One of
>these 'deeds' would, at worst, be a collectors item today.
I would have said that these promotions were in the '60s 7 &even very early
'70s, but that may be just "it couldn't have been "that long ago" on my
part. Anyway, I seem to recall hearing something about the fact that some
court declared it illegal. I don't know if I ever heard the facts of that
case or why that declaration was made -- if it was.
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Thanks a bunch Jerry. I had figured it that way too, but didn't trust my
instincts so it's nice to see you got the same numbers that I did. I have
never seen a lot that small before.
Teresa Ghee Elliott All links start with
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~rutherfordcemetery and then add
Rutherford Co., TN cemeteries: see above
TMG sentence structures: /TMG.html
Descendants of James Edde of Bedford County, TN /EDDE/index.htm
From: jgsull(a)comcast.net [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [DMU] Feet instead of acres
I presume 336 square feet. 1 acre is 43,560 square feet. so 336/43560 is
about .007 or, rounding off, 336 sq ft is about .01 acres.
-------------- Original message --------------
> I have a deed measured in feet. The total acreage is 336 ft according to
> deed. Deed mapper says it is .01 acres. How can I determine if these two
> areas are close to being the same? This is a town lot that had a saddle
> shop on it. Is this a large enough are in 1812 for a saddle shop? She only
> paid $31 for the lot so I am assuming that it was small even by that days
> Teresa Ghee Elliott All links start with
> http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~rutherfordcemetery and then add
> Co., TN cemeteries: see above
> sentence structures: /TMG.html
> Descendants of James Edde of Bedford County, TN /EDDE/index.htm
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