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Subject: [OHCEN] More Helpful Research Sites
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 09:35:57 EST

Hi Everyone,

Here are some more interesting web sites from our volunteer Beverlee, that
may help some of you in your search.

Thanks! Beverlee.

Marilyn in Ohio
List Administrator

An interesting article about the establishment of a Poorhouse in Franklin
County, Ohio in 1831. If you click on the word "Home" at the bottom, it
will take you back to the home page, which has some other interesting and
helpful links:


Life at the Wood County, Ohio Infirmary from 1900-1942:


If you are overwhelmed with results when you use a search engine (such as
google, yahoo, lycos, etc.), read this helpful article and try using the +
sign when you search.



Maybe someone found an old Bible in "grandma's attic" and they entered the
names written in it at this web site. Could your "brick wall" be listed
here? There are 35,000 names to search:


If you can't find your ancestor at the SS Death Index, try this tip:


Information when ordering SS-5 forms from SS:


An article on searching Church Records in America:


This page gives the column headings for the census from 1790 to 1930.
Also has links to some other helpful information such as naming patterns,
old medical terms, old occupations, DAR, etc.


Doing research in Cuyahoga County? Check out this web page:


Did your ancestor belong to the K of C? The Freemasons? International
Order of Oddfellows? Check out this web site:


Looking for ancestors buried in foreign cemeteries? Try this web page:


Do you need to access a library in another city? on a university campus?
Maybe you can find what you need at this web page:


Do you need help deciphering old handwriting? This site has been helpful
for those of us who read old census images:


This is an article about San Francisco research but it should help in any
area. For any of you that are new to genealogy research this will help you
understand the "thinking process" that goes into solving a mystery.
Very interesting.



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