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1890 U. S. Census: Up in Smoke, Doused in Water

Let’s visit the U. S. Census again; this time the tragic story of the 1890 census. Continue reading

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Preserving Pioneer History: Cemeteries in Nebraska

We have a big problem in Nebraska with our old pioneer cemeteries. Farming continues to encroach on abandoned cemeteries and when those cemeteries are on private property farmers will often destroy the cemeteries. Our cemeteries are protected under state laws, … Continue reading

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Dating Old Photographs: The Cyanotype Process

The earliest known modern photography came into existence around 1840. When looking at old photos knowing about the photography process is helpful to point to a date or time period. Continue reading

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United States Census: 1790 History and Instructions

Census records are so important to your research. Learn the history behind the first U. S. Population Census of 1790. Continue reading

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Dating Old Photographs: The Daguerreotype Process

The earliest known modern photography came into existence around 1840. When looking at old photos knowing about the photography process is helpful to point to a date or time period. Continue reading

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Organize Your Family Tree: 10 Dollar Store “Budget” Items to Get You Started

If you’ve decided 2021 is the year to really “ORGANIZE” your family tree I’ve got 10 items you can get at the dollar store that won’t break your bank. Continue reading

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Order Your Ancestry DNA Kit on Amazon – Free Shipping for Prime Members

The DNA testing continues! Thus far I have done the autosomal DNA testing through AncestryDNA for myself, my husband, my parents and my 91 year old grandmother. Continue reading

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What is “Reclaim The Records”?….and why you need to follow them.

What is Reclaim The Records?…and why you need to follow them. Continue reading

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Bureau of Land Management and General Land Office Records – Another Free Resource!

BLM and GLO records – another Free resource! Continue reading

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