Monthly Archives: September 2012

October Genealogy To-Do List

Research * Search the Hamilton County Probate Court site for the marriage of Lucy Barry Dalton and Thomas O’Shaughnessy. * Send a message to the general JewishGen listserv about my Scheier family questions. Organization * Still trying to get that

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I Found a New Resource

I found a new resource, one I never would have thought of, so I want to share my experience. This all started with the (ongoing) conversation with an O’Shaughnessy researcher I mentioned in my last post. I wrote most of

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It’s Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787 the final draft of the United States Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. We moved from being a Confederation of states to a nation with a strong central government.  An election was scheduled on January 7, 1789

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Lucy Barry Dalton O’Shaughnessy

I’ve been having great fun the last couple of weeks corresponding with someone who is interested in tracking the O’Shaughnessy family. It turns out that he is descended from another brother than the man I have been interested in (who

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Labor Day

On this holiday we celebrate the American worker and his or her contribution to our American life, but the holiday was actually born as a way to appease workers after a brutal crackdown on the workers and the union during

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