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, a paid newspaper/obituary subscription site recently added federal census records to its sections: Newspaper Archives (not to be confused with, 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 –, a while back in 52 Ancestor Week 20 – Martha Jane (Jefferies) Lee – Found and more recently alluded to in 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 and (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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