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Jacob Bernfeld - Finding an Elusive Ancestor Part II

As I continued searching for Jacob Bernfeld, I uncovered additional records.  When researching family, names, dates and information often change from one record to the next.   863 more words


Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose

I have had some incredible luck  following my hunches when ordering vital records about people who I think are my family members—finding Frieda Brotman’s death certificate… 531 more words


Louis F. Schillinger Death Certificate - A New Family Mystery

I got Louis F. Schillinger’s death certificate today from the NYC Municipal Archives, and now I have a bit of a mystery on my hands. 355 more words


Spring Cleaning For Your Financial House!

It is Spring!  This time of year, we all want to make changes and put things in order for this new season.  In addition, the tax deadline is next week, so let me recommend putting your Financial House in Order, too.     574 more words

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Georgia Archives's New Website

The Georgia Archives has gone through many changes in the past few months.

There was the threat of closure – see my previous post, Save the Georgia Archives… 525 more words


More Mysteries: Can you help with handwriting analysis?

When I order a death certificate, I am hoping it will help me put some matters to rest (OK, pun intended), give me some closure, provide some answers.  829 more words

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