Genealogy Friday: 9 Gems that Can be Found in Land Records

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      Along with probate records,  have also used land records to track my ancestors.  At times I have been frustrated by the lack of a will or probate record on my ancestor, but can find a land record … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 7 Items of Interest in Probate Records

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I just spent half a day combing through probate records in a neighboring town. Probate records can be a great resource for information on your ancestor and his/her life. So what can you find in probate records? Marriage Records—marriage records … Continued

City Life in 1924

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City life was considerably different than farm and country life in the 1920s. New appliances were making life much simpler for those whom lived in the city. Cities had electricity and communication was much simpler due to the telephone. Homes now … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 7 Ways to Discover Where Your Ancestor Is Buried

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    Where oh where is my ancestor buried? Where or where could s/he be? That is often the big question!   There are several ways to discover where your ancestor may or may not be buried. You could begin … Continued

Fashion in 1924

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            In the 1920s, dress hemlines rose and waist lines lowered to the hip.  Jumper blouse introduced and became very popular.  The blouse was usually paired with a shirt and accented with a belt or … Continued

Why Aren’t My Relatives in the Census?

      Help! I can’t find my ancestors anywhere in the census.  Where are they? This is so frustrating.  So why can’t you find them? There are several reasons: That locale was overlooked by the census taker  {I had … Continued

Modern Conveniences in 1924

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Radios changed the entire country during the 1920s.  At the beginning of the 1920s few homes had a radio, but before the end of the decade every home had a radio.  President Calvin Coolidge was the first President of the … Continued