Monthly Archives: August 2015

52 Ancestors 2015: #36 Occupations

Week 36 (September 3-9) – Working for a Living: September 7 is Labor Day in the United States. Write about an ancestor and his or her occupation. I’ve always found that what my ancestors did for an occupation, a fascinating … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015 #34 Non Population Schedules

Week 34 (August 20-26) – Non-Population: While we’re on the subject of special census schedules, have you found an ancestor on a non-population census — agriculture, industry, manufactures, or 1890 Union veterans? Tell us about him or her. None of … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015 #35 School Days

Week 35 (August 27 – September 2) – School Days: Many kids have returned to school by this time. What do you know about your ancestors’ school days?  My great-grandmother, Hazel Pearl Roberts Reynolds, told me that the first time … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015 #33 Almira, wife of Timothy Holt

Week 33 (August 13-19) The question for this week was about the 1880 Defective Census and I don’t have anyone in my direct line (or easily found) that is on this census. So I went back to look at week … Continue reading

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