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How Do You Spell That?

“But our last name isn’t spelled that way!” That is a phrase we often hear from people new to genealogy. They don’t realize that before the advent of social security in 1939, the spelling of names was a lot more … Continue reading

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Augusta City Directories

We had a telephone question from a patron this week about our city directories. Yes! There are city directories for Augusta and they go back as far as 1841 although not all years are covered before 1870. We have them in our … Continue reading

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