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“She won’t be long after me.”

March 14 — Newsmakers? Did you have a female ancestor who made the news? Why? Was she famous or notorious? Did she appear in the social column? The Emmens (or Emmons, depending on who you ask) branch of my family … Continue reading

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A 1940 Census Update

Ancestry sent out another e-mail today letting us Aces know that all 3.8 million census images should be online tomorrow by 2 pm EST. Exciting stuff! They’ve also promised a “handful of tools” that’ll help us find answers in the … Continue reading

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Brooklynites Appointed

One of the things I like to do in my spare time is look through old newspapers (which I always feel weird about, but they’re really interesting!). They’re a good source for genealogy research, not only because they give you … Continue reading

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