Monthly Archives: November 2012

Society Saturday – CCGS November 19 Meeting

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM features Nancy Lee Waters Lauer, an award-winning author, researcher, lecturer and teacher. Her topic will be “Your Ancestor Was… Occupations of Our Ancestors.” You have found the occupation of your ancestor, now what? Ancestral occupations can give clues as to who our ancestors were, how […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Searching Census Records

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I would like to thank a dear friend of mine (she knows who she is) for the idea for this post. Yesterday, she showed me a blank 1840 US Federal census form stating she had downloaded her ancestor’s census record from Ancestry and she could not find the columns listed on the bottom. So where were they? When searching census […]

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