Ruth's Genealogy

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

Besides the very obvious choices of RootsWeb, FamilySearch and the Bureau of Land Management website, have you checked out: Wyoming Newspaper Project- “Discover the stories that formed Wyoming, through the Wyoming Newspaper Project. For the sheer volume of information they contain, newspapers are the single most important printed record of human activity. Historians, genealogists, and …

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This one sounds really fun, as well as a great way to assess your research progress. Thanks, Geniaus and Randy! The Ancestors’ Geneameme Things you have already done or found: bold face type Things you would like to do or find: italicize (colour optional) Things you haven’t done or found and don’t care to: plain …

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The Library of Congress website has a section called Chronicling America: Welcome to Chronicling America, enhancing access to America’s historic newspapers. This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and …

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On Thomas’s Destination: Austin Family: Craig Manson over at Geneablogie has started a new meme which I think is important since it gets the surnames in my genealogy research info out into the blogosphere.  As Craig put it: “List the surnames you are researching and the general localities. Then tell the names of your “Most …

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