I have always liked to be occupied creating something. As a kid I was always coloring something and my grandparents always would comment on how content I was to sit and color for hours and hours. Though I certainly do not have the free time that I did back then I still feel the … Continue reading Heritage Scrapbooking
I Could Plotz*- All Three Birthplaces!
*plotz- burst from excitement Part Two: Locating the Homeland My last article included details on how I used a timeline to develop a list of potential sources for the birthplace of my 2x great grandparents. The list of possible sources was: Samuel Engel—Birth Record, Synagogue Records, Tax Lists, Marriage record, Passenger List, Declaration of Intent Application. Other … Continue reading I Could Plotz*- All Three Birthplaces!
Cincinnati Main Library Visit
This weekend I was fortunate to have time in the Cincinnati Main Library's genealogy section. I was working on some Kentucky client research and they had a larger collection than the Columbus Library. I was excited to see the 1850 & 1860 Agricultural Census were available in transcribed books. These were published by Willow Bend … Continue reading Cincinnati Main Library Visit