An outfit called Family Discovery (got three spams from them) is nothing but
a rip off. See below. Responses by the list are coming in.
----- Original Message -----
From: DONNA BOOTH <djbooth(a)worldnet.att.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 4:57 PM
Subject: [STAUCH] Fw: Information to pass on if you like.
Subject: Information to pass on if you like.
Well, Family Discovery is back at it. These two kids from Cedar
> Iowa are charging $43.00 to 59.00 for "unlimited access to their
> website. The only problem is that their website is a conglomoration of
> OTHER PEOPLE'S research. They put all the links they can find on their
> site - even linking to other peoples personal web pages.
> Further, most of their data "cells" are empty. They claim to have
> census, marriage, land records, etc., and they do . . . kind of . . .
> For example, for Illinois, all they have are:
> A link for marriage, cemetery and death records (which doesn't work)
> A link for Civil War regiments - which takes you to the Illinois Civil
> War Project
> Civil War regiment nicknames - which takes you to the Illinois Civil War
> Casualty lists for the Korean and Viet Nam war - which takes you to NARA
> If you're even tempted to buy this service, you may want to take a look