Month: April 2017

A Little Humor…Washington’s Teeth

We’ve located a version of the Ancestry.com ad where George Washington’s thoughts are extant. Too bad I can’t somehow locate the thoughts of  few of my actual ancestors. George does have relatives, but no living descendants. The original ad does not mention the connection between Washington and the person holding the picture.

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NL or UL Albers in Colorado in 1885

It is easy to see how the the last entry on this census page was transcribed in Ancestry.com‘s “Colorado State Census, 1885” as N. L. Albers instead of U.L. Albers. Initial upper case letters in first names can be difficult enough to transcribe sometimes when the rest of the name is there to provide a context. […]