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For the Genealogist, College Newspapers Are Good Resources

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, New York Genealogy, Newspapers, School Records | 0 comments

For the Genealogist, College Newspapers Are Good Resources

Graduation time is here. Our RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliffe likes looking at school newspapers for ancestry info. In particular, college newspapers. She takes a look at the college newspaper reports and columns by then-blossoming writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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Genealogy and Art of Yoko Ono Shows Hope Out of Tragedy

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Building a Family Tree, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Blogs, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

Genealogy and Art of Yoko Ono Shows Hope Out of Tragedy

The awful things that have happened in Yoko Ono's 80+ years long life have been difficult. Those disasters are easy to find because, as the genealogy researcher knows, disasters are documented. For Ono, they are documented in records--official and audio--as well as in her art.

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Caroline Joy French Morton Honored by a Genealogy Researcher on Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Expert Interviews, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Legacy Books | 0 comments

Caroline Joy French Morton Honored by a Genealogy Researcher on Mother’s Day

Mothers are everywhere in genealogy. The talents of those mothers are born and bred. For Carolyn Joy French Morton, genealogy researcher and RecordClick pro Joan Shurtliff finds that her talents were taught and passed down with love from her husband J. Stirling Morton of the salt company and Arbor Day fame.

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What the Genealogist Finds–More Than Faces or Facts

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Expert Interviews, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

What the Genealogist Finds–More Than Faces or Facts

When the genealogist begins the family history search, one never knows what will be found. Sometimes it is information that is unsettling and unpleasant. RecordClick genealogist discusses what one does when the research uncovers unusual details.

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The Genealogist Can Draw a Picture of Family Art Talent

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Expert Interviews, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Newspapers, School Records | 0 comments

The Genealogist Can Draw a Picture of Family Art Talent

When the genealogist begins to work, the sketch of the family is usually done with dates, names, places. As the picture begins to become more vivid, subtle things such as artistic talent may appear. How that is passed down may be through inherited items, crafts and stories.

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A Genealogy Researcher Finds Relative Late Bloomers

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Expert Interviews, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Medical Family Tree | 0 comments

A Genealogy Researcher Finds Relative Late Bloomers

Better late then never many a parent said in the olden days when children married late. Yet, for the genealogy researcher looking into a family tree, it may be seen as a sign of something else. That person who was then called a Late Bloomer, may, by today's definitions, have any number of reasons for getting off to a late start.

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A Genealogist Finds Comedian Red Skelton and His Family

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Death Certificates, Early Census Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Newspapers | 0 comments

A Genealogist Finds Comedian Red Skelton and His Family

Entertainer Red Skelton was an American favorite for years. His brand of humor charmed the country. When our RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliff begins searching for his family, she finds that the road to answers takes as many twists and turns as Red Skelton's body did in his humor routines.

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The Genealogist and B.B. King: A Little Riff on Census Records

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in African American Genealogy, Ancestry Research, Census, Early Census Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Find Birth Parents, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

The Genealogist and B.B. King: A Little Riff on Census Records

Guitarist B.B. King has an interesting family history. With census records, our RecordClick genealogist finds some information that shows how census records must be studied for the full picture of a family tree.

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The Genealogist Finds Family Trees with the Salt Mortons

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, Nebraska Genealogy, Newspapers | 0 comments

The Genealogist Finds Family Trees with the Salt Mortons

The Morton family is known for its salt business. Yet, when our RecordClick genealogist dugs a little deeper into their family tree, the term family tree takes on extra meaning when she found the the patriarch was instrumental in the growth of Arbor Day.

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Time For the Genealogist To Plow Into Research with John Deere

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Forensic Genealogy, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Land Deed Research | 0 comments

Time For the Genealogist To Plow Into Research with John Deere

The man who changed farming, John Deere, was a family man and an inventor. When our RecordClick genealogist begins to dig, she finds some interesting dirt on his family history.

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