29 June 2012

Citing What I Did Not Find

The next issue of Casefile Clues contains the following statement:

"They [James and Elizabeth Rampley] are the only Rampley family in the 1850 census for Illinois, Missouri, or Iowa."

How do I cite such a statement? Do I indicate the database I searched, when I searched it, and how my search was conducted?

I have some ideas, but I'm curious to see if any readers have any thoughts?
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