Monthly Archives: August 2012

September Genealogy To-Do List

Research * Source all O’Shaughnessy findings so I can look at what I know and be ready to share it with a new contact. * Continue to search for and correspond with Scheier living relatives – send a message to

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Another Ruie’s Story

The following is an excerpt from the transcription of an interview between my mother and Ruhama Brown Fagley dated 26 Sep 1984. Ruhama gave a brief history of the Salt and Ely family relationsips. “My mother was a cousin of

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Who is Morris Kessler–the 1940 Census Strikes Again?

If I had known that the 1940 census would be this interesting I would have started looking at it a lot sooner. The last piece I posted for this blog was about my husband’s family’s appearance in the 1940 census

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You Found What? You Found it Where??

I was happily listening to a Genealogy Guys podcast as I drove to work the other day, and my attention was particularly caught by an email they read and discussed briefly toward the end. The email was from a guy

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Something New in the 1940 Census

Now that the 1940 census is more or less fully indexed I took a lazy woman’s stroll through some of our ancestor’s records.  I wasn’t expecting much new information.  My mother and mother-in-law both remembered that time and filled me

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