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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 9: Disaster

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52 ancestors in 52 weeks. Disaster. The death of my grandfather was a simple tragedy for most of the world. For my family it was a disaster that fractured our core and left an impact that last to this day.

Wednesday is for Weddings

Weddings are a gift to the genealogist Marriage records are invaluable when performing pre-1850 genealogical research on female ancestors.  Prior to 1850 only heads of households were listed on the census.  Locating that elusive 200-year-old marriage record could make all the difference in the quest for great-great grandmother’s name. Here is a favorite wedding day…