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426. [ROOTS-L] BROWNING "Most Wanted Page" - Updated 28 Jan. 2008 [1]
The BROWNING MOST WANTED page has been updated. There is 1 new name - 64 total. Please visit: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~yvonne/browning.html and see if your elusive BROWNING is there! You will also find links to the Rootsweb Message Board - BROWNING and Surname Resource Helper. If you have an entry on the site, now is a good time to see if it needs updating or if your email address is correct. If you have a BROWNING website and you'd like to put a link on the "Most Wanted" page, let me k
427. Re: [ROOTS-L] census at ancestry.com [1]
I'm not sure if I'm understanding the problem but what I'm seeing is the census for Mercer Co., PA. Peter and Catharine appear to be born in Weston Co., PA. and the rest Mercer Co. I don't know what the squiggle is between "Weston" and "Co." though. On Jan 31, 2008, at 3:45 PM, roots-request@rootsweb.com wrote: > Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 18:42:43 -0500 > From: "Beth Comstock-McLain" > Subject: [ROOTS-L] census at ancestry.com > To: > Message-ID: <00090
428. Re: [ROOTS-L] documented information [1]
You know Kathy in the early 1900's a lot of people couldn't read or write. In fact when I was a kid in New York there was an old man that worked near our house that used to come to see my father every so often and my Father told me he was from Italy and couldn't read or write except for his name and he would get a letter from family and my Father would read it to him. My Father had lived in Italy during the war The man had ch
429. [ROOTS-L] The Christian Union [1]
Hello, Has anyone heard of "The Christian Union" newspaper? I have two, one is dated November 12, 1870 and the other is dated December 24, 1870. Both are just as white and readable as the newspaper I received this morning. I have tried researching online for this newspaper and have turned up nothing. Thank you, Kim Freeman
430. [ROOTS-L] Lister for Indianapolis obits [1]
I have given Pam Gillie the lister for Information on Indianapolis obits and Cemeteries her information. Pallas Houser
431. Re: [ROOTS-L] WOODS, WOODROW [1]
On Jan 30, 2008 4:40 PM, Dixie Hickey wrote: > Still looking for information about this family: > > BALDING, Anson (b c1816 OH; d c1892 AR?) > spouse #2: WOODROW (b c1832 OH; d c1900 Pulaski Co, AR) > children: Axey, Clara, Minnie, Ada/Addie, Charles, Flora Mae Dixie, I think it would be more helpful if you could identify exactly what information you're looking for. Otherwise, people may give you information that you already have and don't need. Drew Smith
432. Re: [ROOTS-L] wrong data [1]
I found mistakes in information given to me all the time and then I correct it and make my own mistakes. When a book is published it goes thru 3 people to just fix mistakes and still some escape. Documented material is just as flawed as stories passed in the family. I sent some of my family a copy of my tree killing off one distant cousin who didn't know he died. Thankfully every one in my family has a good sense of humor. I have one member of the family
433. Re: [ROOTS-L] faulty memories [1]
Exactly, so if information is never going to be verifiable, it's nice to know where it originated for that file. I also include multiple references when they exist. I have several versions of family trees that are all similar, but with dates off by one year, different name spellings, etc. I include them in notes with references to who's reporting what. One day, some of it will be cleared up, and it will be nice to have the notes. That way, if someone comes across the incorrect information, tho
434. Re: [ROOTS-L] Demise of Online Family Tree [1]
That looks very interesting -- and look at the sponsors/founders. Pat (in Tucson) -----Original Message----- From: roots-bounces@rootsweb.com [mailto:roots-bounces@rootsweb.com] On Behalf Of Drew Smith Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 10:15 AM To: ROOTS Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Demise of Online Family Tree Geni.com is one such place. Drew Smith On Jan 25, 2008 11:34 AM, Kith-n-Kin wrote: > Yes, but where else on the net can you "build" a tree from scratch? > The mentioned tree is one
435. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History [1]
The following response to my message is simply wrong. Ancestry's own descriptions disprove those statements. Further, this person continues to extract one small piece of my message out of context and use that to repeatedly divert and distort the discussion in such a way that it diminishes relevancy to the original point. Further, my comments include citations and quotations with supporting information. Hers do not. To reiterate: you do NOT have "complete control" over your family tree data if Ancest
436. [ROOTS-L] Train Wrecks, Fires and other disasters [1]
New Disaster Articles added in the past week or so at http://www.gendisasters.com Ada, OH Train Accident, Oct 1895 Adams, IN Storm Jun 1913 Adams, MA Wind Storm, Mar 1902 Aguilar, Co Mine Explosion, May 1923 Albany, NY Fire Destroys State Capitol Building, Mar 1911 Allegheny, NY Train Wreck, Dec 1900 Alvin, TX Train Wreck Aug 1923 Annapolis, NS Fire, Aug 1880 Antwerp, OH Train Wreck, Apr 1912 Arendtsville, PA Hog Pen Fire, Oct 1910 Arkansas City, AR Drownings, Mar 1890 Arlington Heights, IL Train Accident
437. [ROOTS-L] Ancestry and help [1]
I am not able to get info from Ancesty because the free time I looked I found nothing but After reading what you wrote I think if I really needed it enough to pay I would look to share a subscriptions with a few people. loooooool Sneaky Ema From: "Connie" How so? I do it all the time. Connie PMiller864@aol.com writes: Did you know that if you have ancestry and offer to help someone do a look up you could lose your ancestry subscri
438. Re: [ROOTS-L] Changing given names [1]
Changing given names around used to be a much simpler thing than it is today. Until fairly recently, folks didn't use--or need--much in the way of formal "ID" and they sure didn't need to go to court to change a name; they just did it. Now we have all those pesky certificates to deal with--birth, marriage, death--not to mention SS numbers, driver's licenses and all the rest. Kirsten -----Original Message----- From: roots-bounces@rootsweb.com [mailto:roots-bounces@rootsweb.com]On Behalf Of ColonialKin@ao
439. [ROOTS-L] 198+ News Items Added [1]
Over 198 news items from historical newspapers have been added in the past week at Newspaper Abstracts! See below for the areas updated. United States - 196 new articles (49,815 total) http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=313 England - 2 new articles (137 total) http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=3548 California - 6 new articles (6,049 total) http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=319 Connecticut - 3 new artic
440. Re: [ROOTS-L] Crediting your sources [1]
Linda: For newbies, I would add to your comment that they should source it as "Personal knowledge of " and then put their name so any others who obtain that database know whose personal knowledge the information came from. Hope you don't mind my comment, it's only meant to help persons new to the genealogy world. Debi Coe -----Original Message----- From: roots-bounces@rootsweb.com [mailto:roots-bounces@rootsweb.com]On Behalf Of Linda Peters Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 12:52 PM To: ROOTS-L@rootsw
441. Re: [ROOTS-L] Donahue from Kent and Cassnovia MI [1]
Well, Micki this does seem to be a good puzzle. I was able to find someone who could well be Benjamin Henry B:1892 in the 1920 Racine, Wisconsin census. It said his parents were both born in MI. I also found him in a 1930 census (did not record the location) but there he says the birthplaces of his parents were "unknown". If I get some additional time I will do some more digging but it probably will not be for a week or two. Best of luck, Vic Taylor -----Original Message----- From: roots-bounces@rootsw
442. [ROOTS-L] SOURCING: ANOTHER REASON - Networking [1]
I feel along with giving someone credit where credit is do sourcing the information I receive is a form of networking. Over the years other researchers have contacted me and I believe the sources that I provide has opened many discoveries for them. Facts are wonderful in filling in blanks in a database but I believe the true joy is hearing family stories. Even though some stories can never be substantiated they seem to always open a new direction for research.
443. [ROOTS-L] FYI - LDS Church President has died [1]
FYI - the president of the LDS Church, Gordon B. Hinckley, died tonight - he was 97 years old and served as church president since 1995 - and was very active in the acceleration of the genealogy work. The pace of genealogy will not change - but will continue on schedule. President Hinckley was a dynamic church president - with a personal touch that made him a favorite of young and old - like family. This was the time that the FHL developed and went live with the now familiar familysearch.orgsite - the
444. Re: [ROOTS-L] Clarence Ream Location of him [1]
And his WW II draft card where he is working on the Nickle Plate RR. Name: Clarence Hugh Ream Birth Date: 4 Jan 1892 Residence: Marion, Indiana Birth: Franklin, Indiana Race: White Roll: WW2_2369895 On Jan 15, 2008 4:31 PM, PALLAS R HOUSER wrote: > Would someone be nice enough to look up a name for a relative for me by > marriage? I am looking for a Clarence Ream who was married to a cousin of > mine, Pearl Knight Ream. On the marriage license it st
445. [ROOTS-L] Early 1980's Florida Divorce - how to find what county? [1]
Looking for a county in Florida where a divorce took place in the early 1980's. Both parties are living so I'm not listing names. They were married in Louisiana in 1976. According to privateeye.com (don't know how I ended up there), the husband is the petitioner and wife is the respondent in the state of Florida. It says the file date and county is available with purchase, but are they reliable? According to Ancestry (I'm a subscriber), the wife married again in Bay County, Florida in February 1983. I wo
446. Re: [ROOTS-L] OFT to AFT vs. AWT & Rootsweb WorldConnect [1]
Here we go again. The article DOES get its names and acronyms mixed up. And, once again, she slices out the guts of my message, including the example I cited and the link to the article so readers can see for themselves. Once again, the link to the article is: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/insider/CategoryView,category,Genealogy%20 Web%20Sites.aspx 1. Quote: "The company will focus on the newer, also free Ancestry Family Trees system, introduced in 2006. OFT users have until March 2008 to migrate
447. [ROOTS-L] Family Tree Maker- thinks I have the trial version [1]
I recently re-installed Family Tree Maker 2006 and upgraded to version 16 again (I was trying to get GenSmarts, which my particular version didn't have). It now thinks I have the trail version even though I followed the instruction to solve this problem. Anybody have an ideas on a solution so I don't run out of usage of FTM? Maybe I should just upgrade to every new version. Thank you, Michael Gallagher >
448. [ROOTS-L] Cemetery [1]
Hi: I have two obits for my great grandparents, it states that they are buried in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania---in Griffin Cemetery. Apparently there is no more Rutland, and I can't find a Griffin Cemetery. Notes say it is now called Mountain View Cemetery, but there are four listed. Could someone please tell me how this would be listed today? Thank you Connie
449. [ROOTS-L] Memories 'Round The Mill [1]
Things I Remember I can remember in the late 1930s and the early 1940s how much fun it was for me to go with my father Jake Odle or his brother John Odle to fill up their cars with gasoline at the Sinclair Filling station. Mr. Sinclair would give them a red flying horse hood ornament. It wasnt long until most all of the few cars in the small town of Yukon, Oklahoma were sporting one of those fascinating hood ornaments. During those years following the great depression when childrens toys were s
450. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History [1]
Robert- I've been paying attention but you are not listening to what we've all been telling you over and over again. There was no rules change after Ancestry "took over." What happened was that a new Search Engine/program was created called One World Tree which indexed and stitched matching entries in trees together--including trees submitted to WorldConnect. THIS was the place (and not on WorldConnect itself--whether before or after Ancestry's ownership of RootsWeb) where your data remain

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