Monthly Archives: May 2010

More on my hometown: Watercress

When I was growing up, we used to go up to New Market for watercress in the spring. At the time, New Market, Alabama, was known as the “Watercress Capital of the World” . That’s because watercress needs fresh water flowing … Continue reading

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My Hometown’s History

This was sent to me by my friend Susie Bruton, who from the list of fowarding addresses, seems to have received it from my mother’s best friend Darlene Davis….Huntsville is SUCH a small town ;D   THIS GUY (WHOEVER HE IS) MUST … Continue reading

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Media Release: Where to find genealogy software reviews

GenSoftReviews, the website where genealogists and family tree researchers review and rate their software, now lists over 500 different programs  GenSoftReviews is a website that allows users of genealogy software to rate and review the programs they’ve used or tried. This … Continue reading

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New Facebook Group: Genealogy Dead Ends

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=110638888968612&ref=nf&v=info Category: Organizations - General Description: Place for people to post dead ends to their family genealogy search. Hope for the group that other researchers will be able to help : ) Privacy Type: Open: All content is public.created by:     … Continue reading

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Things we might not know if not for the Census…..

Early Presidential Last Names 138 Ranking of the frequency of the surname of our first president, George Washington, among all last names tabulated in the 2000 Census. Other early presidential names that appear on the list, along with their ranking, … Continue reading

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A census thought for the day…

Talking about Census Bureau News – Facts for Features Special Edition – 2010 Census by the Numbers:… — WASHINGT Quote “72 The number of years census records are kept confidential before being released for genealogical research.  “ So many times, … Continue reading

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