Today’s post will be a little different. Instead of posting a narrative comprised of facts from my database (RootsMagic) I will be explaining how I finally found my 4xgreat-grandfather in the 1880 U.S. Census. I had searched for him on and off for several years, but never managed to find him. It turns out there was a very simple reason for that. Instead I found him the hard way, by tracing other family members. Either way, at least I have him…even if he is still a brick wall for me…for now.
Well, so much for posting once a week. I’m about 3 weeks late. No particular cause. Just a little bit of time wasting. Updated my laptop to Windows 10. That is not my main machine, so I decided to install Windows 10 to have a look at it before deciding whether to upgrade my desktop … Read more