Mayflower Compact

The journey had been long and turbulent, but after sixty-six days at sea, land was finally spotted. The relief that must have been felt on November 9, 1620 when present day Cape Cod, came into view. Several days were spent … Continued

Genealogy Friday: When I discover wrong information

When researching family history, there are times when we find information that is wrong or misconstrued. Trying to prove the facts is not easy and often not popular among ancestors, but is necessary. Some of the information could be something … Continued

Special Census Records

Did you know there were other special census records other than the mortality schedules? During the 1850-1880 census, there were also industrial and agriculture census records. So, what does this include? Agriculture—as a genealogist these give you a glimpse into … Continued