Monthly Archives: June 2012

1858 Lake Ames Bradford County Map Pages Posted

The 1858 Bradford County, Pennsylvania map from actual surveys from LAKE AMES & DAVISON pages are all online now. A few townships need to be transcribed but the maps are available again and most of the residents are listed. 

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Started adding 1858 Lake Ames map of Bradford County, PA

I started adding the 1858 Bradford County, Pennsylvania map from actual surveys from LAKE AMES & DAVISON pages this week. The website log is showing many people looking for the town/township maps – and lists of residents – from this … Continue reading

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A ‘blind inquiry’ helps get results when you get stuck

A blind inquiry is any letter or website post to help you find new information about your current research problem. It's "blind" because you don't know the person you're writing to.  Have you ever posted a question online that got no … Continue reading

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23 Jun 2012 Update

I am working to replace all of the pages that used to be here. Had to work out some template issues first though. I now have a "page not found" log so I can see what information people are looking … Continue reading

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Do you research collateral lines?

What's a "collateral line"? Most genealogy researchers focus on their direct blook line. A collateral line is a different branch; your cousins are collateral from your direct line. The key part is that your line and your cousin's line will … Continue reading

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What online resources do you use most?

I use Ancestry.com a lot. It is a paid service ($) but well worth the fee – monthly or annual – to get access to so many records worldwide. But I also find FamilySearch.org, a FREE service with lots of … Continue reading

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What the heck happened here?

The site blew up. Every page is gone. Sorry. Check back again because I am working to recreate the pages. There were over 500 pages so this could take some time.

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