Monday, February 28, 2022

1950 census and WW II veterans

 With the 1950 census being made public April 1st. Fold3 offers this information about  the enumeration of WWII veterans. Fold3 is available via the library's website to HCPL cardholders.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Lost black cemeteries; Tucker Hill Cemetery

Forgotten cemeteries and lost black graves in Hillsborough County and nationwide; a short video tour of the Tucker Hill Cemetery in the Withlacoocee State Forest off Croom Road: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zg6l0dTfT0 

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Family History Blogs

From lisalouisecook.com: 7 Important Reasons Why (and How) to Start a Family History Blog 

Another way to potentially fill in gaps and break through walls while sharing your family heritage with family members.

Monday, February 14, 2022

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .