When you’re looking for records about your ancestors, don’t just limit yourself to the town where he or she lived but also check out the records of the neighboring towns.
One of my most amazing finds was a map I found in a German archive, created about a boundary dispute. It showed how my ancestor Tonnis Willinck being shot and killed, around 1593. If I had limited myself to Winterswijk records, I would never have found the image.
Read the whole story about the image of Tonnis Willinck’s death.