Friday, April 30, 2021

Jones County (North Carolina) Journal

 The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center has added the 1949-1961 editions of the Jones County Journal to its digital newspaper collection.   Source: ResearchBuzz

Friday, April 23, 2021

KKK records

 Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This article reports on Ku Klux Klan  membership ledgers from mid -1920's Denver. The article contains a link to the scanned records. source: 9NEWS(Denver) via ResearchBuzz

Monday, April 12, 2021

4 universities have collaborated to produce Enslaved: Peoples of the Historical Slave Trade,  a database containing millions of records cataloging the lives of enslaved Africans and their descendants. The URL is here.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Hard-to-find ancestors

 Here an article with some tips on how to find an elusive ancestor courtesy of

20 Reasons You May Have Trouble Finding An Ancestor In the Census