Month: June 2012

July Genealogy To-Do List

Research * Enter the Scheier sources received from the FHL in the database and look at that family line for next steps. * Enter the Pintel, Schenk, Thompson sources received from FHL, also information from MC about Pintel 2nd marriage

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The Bounty of the Internet and the Kindness of Strangers

Some days I become tired and discouraged about trying to produce a blog post every two weeks.  When I have the time to write something I consider interesting or useful I would like it to be read. Sometimes it feels

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Field Trip! A Trip to Southwestern Ohio

I’m getting ready for a trip to southwestern Ohio with my sister, who is a reliable cemetery sidekick. We’ve been traveling together occasionally for a lo-ong time. It is appropriate that I post this today, the day after Father’s Day

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Captain Genealogy–Repost

The truth is that I have been too busy with the rest of my life to do any genealogy research or writing, so I am reposting an older piece. I am using this post because, for some unknown reason, I

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A Snapshot of Yellow Springs, Ohio in 1940

The first people I wanted to look for in the 1940 census I still haven’t found. A day or so after the release of the 1940 census I went browsing to find my parents. Not so different from searching through

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