This is the third in a series of articles that encourage you to take a research approach that involves identifying what records are available in what time frames for a particular area as a starting point.
Really, there is no sense searching for a name when applicable records have not been kept yet. The other part of this logic says that once you identify existing records, then focus your search on those for better results.
The link provided below also includes links to the first two installment of the article. This Blog pointed you to the first installment in a 20 March post.
A related post is also found in this Blog on 12 May. Check the article out at http://us.mg1.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=93ip45mtbp97i