Friday’s Five at Five for July 20, 2018

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Five at Five | No Comments

Five more blogposts of interest: What Did Add and Automate to this 1870 Census Entry? by Michael John Neill Why we should always look at the original record when possible, instead of relying on Ancestry’s transcription. Are You Using LibGuides for Genealogy Research? by Gena Philibert-Ortega Another great suggestion on where to find resources for […]

Friday’s Five at Five for May 4, 2018

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Five at Five | No Comments

Five more blogposts of value: Sometimes we like to believe the census taker missed our ancestors, or perhaps, our families purposely avoided the census taker. Was Your Ancestor Missed on the U.S. Federal Census? gives some reasons why your family members may actually be absent from the census. Someday I might actually follow all these great […]

Friday (the 13th)’s Five at Five for April 13, 2018

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Happy Friday fellow family finders! I recently enjoyed reading these five blogposts: “Buried in Woolen” – What? Why? – This is the kind of information that isn’t a fact, but provides context to the facts, enriching your family’s story. How I Solved It: Death Investigation: Was it a Railroad Accident? – Searching for evidence of a passed […]

1940 Findings

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Strategy | No Comments

For about a month I’ve been going through my Family Tree Maker databases to narrow down people alive during the 1940 census…but the list was way too long.  I narrowed it down further to five generations back and their descendants but that still was way too many people.  So I chose to look up only […]

1940 Census is Here!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Records | No Comments

I can feel the jubilation around the world!  I just checked what’s been uploaded to Ancestry so far and none of my locations are up…but that’s actually good, because I’d be tempted to call in sick to work with genealogy fever.


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