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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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What Does the Genealogy Researcher Do As Ancestral Sites Disappear?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Census, Family History, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Land Deed Research, New York Genealogy | 0 comments

What Does the Genealogy Researcher Do As Ancestral Sites Disappear?

The McMansioning of America means that many of our original family homes are no longer there. For those seeking to piece together a picture of their family history, that can be very sad. But with a professional genealogist, one can find other ways to put together a picture of a place that once was.

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Honus Wagner, a Family History Researcher and Baseball

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy | 0 comments

Honus Wagner, a Family History Researcher and Baseball

The man on the legendary and most valuable baseball card, Honus Wagner, comes to life as RecordClick's professional genealogist Joan Shurtliff hits it out of the park with a look at his family and his ancestry.

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For the Family History Researcher, the Family of Michael Tilson Thomas Makes It Easy

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Austrian Genealogy, Broadway theatre stars, Expert Interviews, Family History, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Jewish Genealogy, New York Genealogy, Newspapers | 0 comments

For the Family History Researcher, the Family of Michael Tilson Thomas Makes It Easy

Our RecordClick family history researcher finds that the family of Michael Tilson Thomas is one of the most colorful in the Yiddish theater and music worlds. Their lives were reported on in newspapers and magazines to such a great extent that it makes the genealogist's job much easier when searching for their details.

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How a Family History Researcher Finds Magic in the Records–Lesley Ann Warren Part 2

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in Ancestry Research, California Genealogy, Census, Early Census Research, Family Search, Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, New York Genealogy, Russian Genealogy | 0 comments

How a Family History Researcher Finds Magic in the Records–Lesley Ann Warren Part 2

Actress Lesley Ann Warren, the American Cinderella and multi-award winning actress, has a name change in her family history. Our RecordClick family history researcher takes a look at census, military and death records to see what's what.

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The Genealogy Researcher Needs a Fairy Godmother When Searching for Cinderella

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, California Genealogy, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy TV shows, Jewish Genealogy, New York Genealogy | 0 comments

The Genealogy Researcher Needs a Fairy Godmother When Searching for Cinderella

The new Cinderella movie has just been released. This makes our RecordClick genealogy researcher think of the Cinderella of her youth: Lesley Ann Warren. So, she decided to look a bit at the genealogy of this award winning actress...and POOF!

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Graves and Cemeteries: Mysteries for the Genealogy Researcher

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Cemeteries and Headstones, Church Records, Death Certificates, Family History, Family Search, Genealogists, Genealogy, Newspapers | 0 comments

Graves and Cemeteries: Mysteries for the Genealogy Researcher

Those rural cemeteries were places of wide open space and extra land. Then. Nowadays, sometimes they are right up against a mall or a city. Valuable land. Yes. Valuable land for the genealogy researcher, too, who will find ancestors and records often.

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