The database entry for Aquilla Jones and Lettie Cook, taken from “Tennessee, County Marriages, 1789-1837,” on […]
Not being too good with fabrics, I’m calling it a tablecloth. The name is not as […]
Things like this are why I wonder about the search algorithms at that generate search suggestions. In […]
There are genealogists who attempt to trace every possible relative that they can find, no matter […]
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All family ephemera is not on paper. Nor are all items older than the genealogist. That’s […]
Not every immigrant stayed in their new country. That’s the apparent case with Gerd Behrens who […]
After having it for some time, I’m finally starting to read Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the […]
Immigrant Challenge: I still have some blanks to go on my chart of immigrant ancestors. It […]
I think I have found Bernard Dirks in the 1865 Illinois State Census. “Think” is the […]
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I sometimes have a difficult time taking pictures of rounded tombstones such as this on in […]
In addition to the regular blog content on my blogs, I put out a weekly summary […]
This is the second (and last) of the new pictures a relative has recently shared with […]
There are times when it is worth considering how much time a specific task is worth […]
When one has researched for quite some time it can be tempting to think that everything […]
I’m still thinking about how I feel about trees being a “mandatory” part of an exhaustive […]
According to the 1880 United States census mortality schedule, Henry Miller died in Brown County, Illinois, […]
It’s not her simply because it looks like it matches. Looks are not always guarantees. I […]
The highest grade of school completed is one of those bits of data that I transcribe […]
I’m not a fan of the leaves on Personally I think the leaves make genealogically sound […]
In a recent private discussion on Facebook, the topic of whether or not “online trees” should […]
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If I had a list of phrases I expect to rarely hear, “friendly partition suit” would […]
This article ran in the former Daily News on 14 December 2015. Much of my early […]
Fortunately when I was at the Gray Cemetery in Coatsburg, Adams County, Illinois, I took a […]
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