Category Archives: Genealogy

Three Main Paid Newspaper Archive Sites

I will be doing a separate blog post on free newspaper archive sites in the near future. This post is a follow-up to GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records. I started it before starting that post, but decided it was … Continue reading

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GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records

GenealogyBank.com, a paid newspaper/obituary subscription site recently added federal census records to its sections: Newspaper Archives (not to be confused with NewspaperArchive.com, a different newspaper/obituary site), Recent Obituaries (there’s some crossover as the Archives sometimes include recent items that aren’t … Continue reading

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Iowa WPA Graves Website

I mentioned this particular graving site, Iowa WPA Graves – https://iowawpagraves.org/, a while back in 52 Ancestor Week 20 – Martha Jane (Jefferies) Lee – Found and more recently alluded to in Interment.net Another Cemetery Site, in a response to … Continue reading

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January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life

Sharing this again as I first posted it a year ago – January 14, 1986 – A Day That Changed My Life (or you can just read below as everything in that blog post is down below, see after Everything … Continue reading

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Biloxi Lighthouse Mississippi Mondays

Slightly different choice for Mississippi Mondays today. You can learn more about the Biloxi Lighthouse at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biloxi_Light and https://www.biloxi.ms.us/visitor-info/museums/lighthouse/ (camera showing traffic appears to be installed on or near the Lighthouse, facing west . In addition to the above, it … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Blog?

This is a personal decision. Of the 300+ bloggers I follow, it varies greatly. Some only post a couple of times/month (as in 1-2/month or 1-2/week) and others post dozens/day, usually it’s somewhere in the middle. One cheat you can … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Mr. Hamilton! — The Legal Genealogist

Here’s to 230 years of Treasury records The text for the post Today’s Document, posted each day by the U.S. National Archives, is short and sweet: Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1757, the illegitimate son of a poor … Continue reading

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