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Good Schools A Staple of Ancestors’ Lives

This was produced for the 17th edition of “Smile for the Camera” I really don’t have much in the way of  photographs on my ancestors’ school days.   I have in the past posted school census records from the very early twentieth century in Milam County, Texas, where my gg-grandmother and her descendants lived.  But I know virtually nothing about my …Continue reading →

Carnival is Back!

The 47th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy is posted at Jasia’s Creative Gene. The theme this time was “A Place Called Home,” and thirty-two writers have described places that their ancestors called home. The submissions are very diverse, ranging from the now-extinct Markham Township, Ontario, to Weaver’s Creek Bottom, Mississippi, to towns in Croatia, Lithuania, and Poland. I didn’t …Continue reading →

How ’bout Giving a Little WikiLove?

Almost everyone who uses the Internet has heard of Wikipedia. I love it and use it quite a bit. I find that the “collaborative anarchy” keeps it up to date and accurate for the most part. But Wikipedia will exist only as long as people do find it useful and accurate. I came across a Wikipedia article about a place …Continue reading →

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