Friday, March 27, 2009

Uploading the image


Just a post to upload this image as my FTP is not working.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Death of a Parent

Death of a Parent
  • The death of a parent can send a family's life in a tailspin. This article discusses some of the naming problems that can result and some of the records that a genealogist should utilize when one parent dies with small children. Originally published on 3 March 2009.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Cancelling the Homestead

Cancelling the Homestead
  • Not every homestead claimant completed the homestead process. This article discusses a homestead claim in southern Nebraska in the 1870s, that while uncompleted provided significant genealogical information. The claim was filed by John H. Ufkes in Franklin County, Nebraska. Originally published 24 February 2009.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Comparing Lists of Children

Comparing Lists of Children
  • Different records can provide different information. This article looks at two lists of children compiled for one man. One list compiled from extant census records. The other list was compiled from his estate records. Analysis and suggestions for future research are suggested. The individual discussed is Wesley Jones who died in Macon County, Missouri, in the 1870s. Originally published 17 Feburary 2009.