Researching Asian Ancestry Is Becoming Easier, Thanks to Those Like Derek Dobson – July 30, 2021

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Researching Asian Ancestry Is Becoming Easier, Thanks to Those Like Derek Dobson https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/derek-dobson-asian-ancestry/. A lot more information on the article. I included the topics below.

July 30, 2021  – by Twila Van Leer

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While Derek Dobson served a proselyting mission in Hong Kong from 1985 to 1986, he posed for a photo on a hillside overlooking the border between Hong Kong and mainland China. As a young man from rural Canada, this was an exciting new experience. Even with his love of the Chinese people and fluency in the language, Derek could not have guessed what powerful ties he would weave over his lifetime with people scattered throughout Asia and the Pacific

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Derek’s Early Life and Career 

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Making Ancestral Research Easier Is the Goal 

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Record Indexing Is Vital for Making the World’s Records Accessible 

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Derek’s Visit to the Philippines—Indexing Renews Records Destroyed in a Typhoon 

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https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/derek-dobson-asian-ancestry/

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