Prior to the release of the 1940 U S Census, I created a list of everyone in my database who should be in that census. Each Saturday I hope to be able to introduce an ancestor and his/her enumeration sheet from my 1940 Census “Wish List”:
Serena Jane Carroll (1842-1942) was my third great-grandmother.
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If you do, you’ll be exciting about a gift (FREE .PDF DOWNLOAD) from the Fort Worth Genealogical Society:
Footprints Topical Index 1957-2012
UPDATED for 2012 — This index will assist you in finding most items that have been published in Footprints, the quarterly journal of Fort Worth Genealogical Society, and it’s monthly predecessor, The Genealogical Society Bulletin. — 268 page digital file in PDF format.
And, if you find some of your folks in this index, you can purchase a CD-ROM containing all issues of Footprints 1957-1997 for only $10 ($5 for members).
If you’re not into football or cleaning up the kitchen mess, here’s a genealogical way to spend your Thanksgiving I-ate-too-much-and-can’t-get-out-of-the-chair holiday!
Below is a screenshot of the search results for 4 siblings, some of the children of my third great-grandparents, John J Davis and Marc* Lunsford of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Why do I list my third great-grandmother’s name as a “wildcard” (*)?
Take a look:
Ahh, my kingdom for HER name…