§ Pico Search is
specifically designed for the FFA website only. Click here
and type your search in the box at the bottom of the page.
3. Google Search
Google Search below is specifically designed for the FFA website
The FFA website contains many “links” to Roots and other
websites; therefore, those searches will not appear because they are on another
You no longer need to search for “French” because all the data is
about the surname French. You will no longer receive searches about French
cooking, French restaurants, the French language, a French family from France,
or French people.
You can type in just one city name or a spouse’s name to get
data, i.e., Braintree or VT or Smith. If you enter only NJ, you’ll get all the Frenches from NJ.
You can type in your chart number to get data, but type it in
with quotes because of the space, i.e., “Chart #1”.
In computer language, the space is a delimiter and acts as the end of a search;
therefore, without the quotes, you will be searching for all the occurrences of
Chart and all the occurrences of #1, but not necessarily those two items
To search for many items, you do not need to add a “+” symbol,
i.e., you may enter Dorcas Peake 1636 Billerica,
and the search tool will find the file with all those words in it.
If you get too many responses, i.e., with the name John, then try
“John French” or “French,
Keep trying your search. New data is added all the time.
If you send a comment by email, make sure to add the topic of
your email in the subject. Most helpful is a Chart Number, i.e., FFA Chart #1.
Please send me corrections with sources to make this website as
accurate as possible, email@example.com.