Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

This Genealogy On A Budget series presents links to free online genealogy databases, software and other items. *** Do you have ancestors from Georgia? If so, there is a massive amount of original documents just waiting to be found at Georgia’s Virtual Vault: This is your portal to some of Georgia’s most important historical documents, from 1733 …

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This Genealogy On A Budget series presents links to free online genealogy databases. *** Do you have ancestors from Georgia? If so, there is a massive amount of original documents just waiting to be found at Georgia’s Virtual Vault: This is your portal to some of Georgia’s most important historical documents, from 1733 to the present. The …

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This Genealogy On A Budget series presents links to free online genealogy databases. *** The Portal to Texas History is a wonderful resource for researchers studying Texas ancestors: The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor’s picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can …

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This Genealogy On A Budget series presents links to free online genealogy databases. *** An ancestor’s census enumeration sheet is probably one of the very first documents a budding genealogist learns to look for. The United States Federal Census had been recorded every 10 years since 1790. These records have been carefully stored by the National Archives …

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My great-grandfather William Earl Hall is one of my brick walls. I have 3, and only 3 confirmed pieces of evidence that document his life: his marriage license from Indian Territory, (now Oklahoma) in 1906, a newspaper article discussing said marriage (my great-grandmother was under-age at the time and lied about it! Oh, the scandal!), …

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This Genealogy On A Budget series presents links to free online genealogy databases. *** I have several physicians in my RootsMagic database: 4 from Alabama, 1 from South Carolina and 2 from Texas. The Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas maintains an institutional repository, the DigitalCommons @ TMC. Here can be found a massive database of Texas doctors, …

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