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Paul J. Hungerford, father or son?

Can a City Directory entry confirm a death date?

Let’s take a look at one case where the death date was attributed to the father instead of the son and there was no way of confirming the information. 595 more words


Grandma's Sheets (Roscoe)

Letter transcription:

Lieut R. S. Yegerlehner USNR
Navy 60
F.P.O. San Francisco Calif.
Aug. 18, 1943

Dear Mark,

Seems as if I wrote John last so it’s about time for one to you – I’ll probably write to John also. 261 more words


Ancestry.com New Records 2014

Genealogy is like digging for gold. You dig and find a nugget, then another and another, then nothing. Do you stop digging? Is the mother lode just inches away from where you are digging? 3,452 more words



Been able to move things along with great-grampys merchant sea record now that the Liverpool Crew Lists have been put onto Ancestry. Documented a 1904 cargo trip from Liverpool to France, Brazil, Manaos and then back again…at least four more of these (and some) to go. 13 more words


The Struggles of My Three-times Great-grandparents in the 1870s

The 1870s were not an easy decade for my three-times great-grandparents, John and Jeanette Nusbaum.  Like Jeanette’s sisters Caroline and Mathilde and their families, the Nusbaums confronted some of the effects of the economic depression affecting the country. 1,438 more words