How Can Early Census Records Help Us Study and Research Our Ancestors? They provide key genealogical data: Name of the head-of-household. Details of their lives are given. They provide a location of residence: Locate them, locate other records! They can … Continue reading
In Search of Your Past: The Canadian County Atlas Digital Project – http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/Countyatlas/ – Search for property owners listed on Canadian county atlases. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection – http://www.davidrumsey.com/ – Thousands of online maps. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers – … Continue reading
1. Use cluster genealogy. Cluster genealogy is the idea that ancestors lived in a cluster of relatives, family, friends, neighbors, etc. Look at the records of individuals in the woman’s clusters to find evidence about her. 2. Don’t limit your … Continue reading
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March is National Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the unique lives and achievements of women. Several prominent and notable women have called Western New York home. Below are just some of the Buffalo women who were well-known for … Continue reading