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Harold Henderson
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Professional writer since 1979, professional genealogist since 2009 -- NW Indiana
Professional writer since 1979, professional genealogist since 2009 -- NW Indiana

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Death Will Bring Us Together; or, Look to the Future to Learn the Past
A classic problem: a woman born in the early 1880s appears in her parents' household in 1900 with a stupendously common name for the time (Mabel). And then she vanishes, whether into death or marriage I can't tell. Two potential husbands fail the test, as m...

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New Illinois books to look forward to!
It's not every day, or even every week, that I get to order two
promising new books about Illinois -- one from an old friend, one from a
new one: James Krohe Jr., Corn Kings and One-Horse Thieves: A Plain-Spoken History of Mid-Illinois (Carbondale: Southe...

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Books to look forward to
It's not every day, or even every week, that I get to order two promising new books about Illinois -- one from an old friend, one from a new one: James Krohe Jr., Corn Kings and One-Horse Thieves: A Plain-Spoken History of Mid-Illinois (Carbondale: Southern...

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New Illinois books to look forward to!
It's not every day, or even every week, that I get to order two
promising new books about Illinois -- one from an old friend, one from a
new one: James Krohe Jr., Corn Kings and One-Horse Thieves: A Plain-Spoken History of Mid-Illinois (Carbondale: Southe...

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Books to look forward to
It's not every day, or even every week, that I get to order two promising new books about Illinois -- one from an old friend, one from a new one: James Krohe Jr., Corn Kings and One-Horse Thieves: A Plain-Spoken History of Mid-Illinois (Carbondale: Southern...

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New Illinois books to look forward to!
It's not every day, or even every week, that I get to order two
promising new books about Illinois -- one from an old friend, one from a
new one: James Krohe Jr., Corn Kings and One-Horse Thieves: A Plain-Spoken History of Mid-Illinois (Carbondale: Southe...

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A week to remember
Genealogy institutes are a hybrid between national conferences (lasting a
few days with something new every hour or two and attendance in the thousands) and regular college
courses (lasting a semester or so). At institutes (attendance in the dozens or hun...

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Ephemeral migrants and Wisconsin vital record duplicates
Three lessons from long day trip for research in central Wisconsin: (1) DEEDS ARE GOOD. I often see family members who move west, stay briefly, and then go back home or strike out in a whole different direction. These folks are hard to track. They constitut...

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Brief migrants and Wisconsin vital record duplicates


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Texas Newspaper Treasures
I don't live (or specialize) in Texas, but a surprising number of my relatives did. This week I almost missed a very useful free resource in The Portal To Texas History -- the Texas Digital Newspaper Program , with 1153 titles from Abilene to Yorktown and f...
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