22 June 2006

1910 Everyname Census Index at Ancestry

Ancestry has finally released their 1910 everyname census index. A recent column posted on this website discussed some ways to prepare for that release. The article is here:


The 1910 census index at Ancestry.com is here:
1910 United States Federal Census Index (everyname)


President Lincoln in 1850 and 1860 census

For those who are interested, we have posted links to 1850 and 1860 census images of President Lincoln.

21 June 2006

Potential Security Breach at WIU

Just what you want to read in your email. WIU (Western Illinois University) alumns probably already know, but just in case:

14 June 2006

NGS 2006

Our time at NGS 2007 was short, but very eventful!

Personally I get great deal of value out of the program syllabus, which includes speaker's handouts which summarize their lectures. I tend to be a learner who (ironically) learns best and easiest by reading--so the syllabus is usually of significant interest to me. When a national conference is close enough, I would encourage attendance.

Thanks to those who came up to ask questions after my Illinois and Ohio lectures. I always enjoy the questions and appreciate the time that some of you give to wait patiently for a chance to ask and get an answer.

Those interested in our research trips to Ft. Wayne and Salt Lake should stay tuned. Details are forthcoming.