We’re wrapping up the next issue (4-10) today. This is the census enumeration we will be discussing–the entry for the household headed by Philip Smith in Mercer County, Illinois, in 1870.
I struggle with including complete census transcriptions in the newsletter–more with the formatting of them than anything else. It can be really easy to have quite a bit of wasted space. We’ve decided to transcribe the crucial elements for each […]
For the next issue, we are looking at an 1870 census enumeration that is somewhat unusual. Always a good idea not to jump to conclusions about the family structure based just on one document. I usually assume a document I’m […]
We’re working on articles on the following topics in upcoming issues of Casefile Clues: an 1850 census enumeration an early 18th century land record from Maryland an early 18th century probate record from New England an early 20th century death certificate […]
Goals are important. That’s why in every issue of Casefile Clues where a document is analyzed, we discuss the goals of the specific research that was being done when the record was located. It’s important to keep research goals in mind. […]
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Issue 4-6 has just been sent to subscribers. It discusses the obituaries of a mother and daughter who died 6 months apart in Illinois in 1913.