Monthly Archives: July 2012

1940 Census

More state are indexed and searchable by name in Ancestry now! Come in to search for your relatives. Georgia is fully indexed! You can now search for people by name in the 1940 census in the following states: AK, AL, … Continue reading

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Online Genealogy Links

Ted O. Brooke is a professional genealogist who lives here in the Peach State. He has written over twenty genealogical books covering various topics and counties in Georgia. (You may have seen some of his books on the Georgia Room … Continue reading

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General Longstreet Article

In case you missed it, there is an article about Lt. General James “Pete” Longstreet in today’s Augusta Chronicle. He was born in Edgefield County, South Carolina, and raised in the Augusta area. He attended Richmond Academy before going to … Continue reading

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1940 Census Indexing Update

Indexing madness is still going strong! Ancestry volunteers have indexed twenty-five states plus Washington, D.C. and Family Search volunteers have indexed twenty-nine states. So far, only Georgia has been indexed through Ancestry. Here’s a complete list of indexed states by … Continue reading

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Western States Marriage Records Index

If anyone in your family was married in the western states, Brigham Young University hosts a index of those records. The index can be searched by bride or groom name. It lists the town or county of the marriage and … Continue reading

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Monthly Webinar

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region will be hosting a monthly webinar this Monday, July 9th at 7pm: “I Swear Allegiance: Federal Naturalization Records, 1790-1950.” The webinar is free and easy to use and you can sign up here: … Continue reading

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New books!

New books have arrived in the Georgia Room today! History of North Augusta, South Carolina, Volume 2 Oglethorpe County, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, Volume 1, 1874-1876 Laurens County, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, Volume 3, 1910-1911 Plus, the following books were written by … Continue reading

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Free access at Ancestry.com

Was your ancestor a Rebel or a Loyalist? In recognition of Independence Day, Ancestry.com is allowing non-subscribers free access to records of the 13 original colonies: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New … Continue reading

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More States!

Ancestry has more searchable states for the 1940 census. They are:  CO, DE, DC, ME, NV, NY, OH, PA, TN, VT, and VA. The western states are indexed at FamilySearch. The problem is that each state must be searched individually.

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