Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

…but it sure is nice! This is the 1860 Federal Census entry for Dr Thomas Jefferson Bettis of Clarke County, Alabama. Dr Bettis was the 1st husband of my 2nd great grandaunt, Edna Earle Dixon. There is a genealogical gift here, hidden in plain view. His is the final entry on the page. Do you …

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Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musings blog is one of my favorites. Why? Because he always has something that you can use. Now. Today. No pre-ordering needed! Case in point: yesterday’s blog post, Devier J. Smith in 1880 Agricultural Census. Somewhere in the back of my dusty and cob-webby brain I remembered that Ancestry has some “agricultural” census …

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Yesterday I posted about my plan to upload my TiddlyWiki research notebook to my hosted site. I even found digestible instructions and everything. (You like that word?) Well, as usually happens when something sounds to good to be true, it was. In spite of those tasty directions, I couldn’t get my little wiki uploaded. Not …

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