AmericaGen Study Group

The AmericaGen Study Group – Chapters 14 & 15 “Census Records” from Val Greenwood’s The Researchers Guide to American Genealogy, 2017 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company.) https://www.amazon.com/Researchers-Guide-American-Genealogy-4th/dp/0806320664

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HOMEWORK
Note: All panelists were invited ro read the chapter and then write about how that chapter relates to their personal research habits.

AmericaGen Study Group – Chapter 14 & 15 Combined Homework: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EBCJ5B3QFXGwTGvEoJa1gX3lmoj-wY4LKNuzlVTLS3M/edit?usp=sharing

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10:14:50 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : I would think not being able to always hear one’s spouse might lead to HAPPINESS.
10:15:00 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : :::GIGGLE:::
10:15:27 From Lisa Gorrell : The marriage could be doomed when you’re living with your in-laws.
10:15:37 From Robbin Smith : true
10:15:47 From DearMYRTLE . : I would think not being able to always hear one’s spouse might lead to HAPPINESS. :::GIGGLE:::
10:15:49 From Marceline Beem : I wonder if the instructions were to include children who were temporarily away at school
10:15:50 From Cary Bright : Great point Lisa
10:18:05 From Danine Cozzens : Graduating from 8th grade was an accomplishment in the 19th C. As we consider high school graduation now.
10:18:19 From Cousin Russ : https://www.gallaudet.edu/about/history-and-traditions
10:22:07 From Robbin Smith : http://berkeleycitizensaction.org/?page_id=430 more info on deaf and blind school
10:22:56 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : U.S. Special Census on Deaf Family Marriages and Hearing Relatives, 1888-1895 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1582
10:23:06 From Cousin Russ : U.S. Special Census on Deaf Family Marriages and Hearing Relatives, 1888-1895 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1582
10:26:24 From Cathy Naborowski : Ms. Passey is hard to hear.
10:28:46 From Marceline Beem to All panelists : I’ll be back in a couple of minutes. I’m cold and need coffee.
10:30:38 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : I still do the transcribing – as it helps me internalize the info, and I remember to read the entire line all the way across.
10:31:36 From Danine Cozzens : Filling blank census forms out has helped me in dealing with family groups or to disambiguate persons of same name.
10:32:10 From Launa Droescher : Years ago I found a place online that I could fill-in census forms and could keep one XLS set for each family group. Even printed out on legal paper.
10:40:00 From Rebecca Williams : https://www.censustools.com/ has spreadsheets for census records.
10:41:19 From DearMYRTLE . : Census Tools is a paid spreadsheet program, but you may download the 1940 templates for free.
10:49:37 From Cary Bright : Love the table format Sue. Great headers
10:50:24 From Cousin Russ : https://www.cyndislist.com/evernote
10:51:04 From June Butka : Happy Holiday to everyone. I’m off to an appointment.
10:52:33 From Cousin Russ : AmericaGen Study Group – Chapter 14 & 15 Combined Homework: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EBCJ5B3QFXGwTGvEoJa1gX3lmoj-wY4LKNuzlVTLS3M/edit?usp=sharing
10:59:59 From Danine Cozzens : If it’s any consolation, “dumb” used to mean “unable to speak”.
11:02:51 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : mothers having reubella?
11:05:22 From DearMYRTLE . to All panelists : Melinda, it’s good to see you here. 🙂
11:09:30 From Cousin Russ : AmericaGen Study Group – Chapter 14 & 15 Combined Homework: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EBCJ5B3QFXGwTGvEoJa1gX3lmoj-wY4LKNuzlVTLS3M/edit?usp=sharing
11:10:05 From Danine Cozzens : Thanks to all!


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