Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses is back!

Over at, Leland Meitzler announced that Dollarhide and Thorndale’s Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses 1790-1820 is back in print! As Leland states, “The county has always been used as the basic Federal census unit. Genealogical research in the censsus, therefore, begins with identifying the correct county jurisdictions. This work (one of the […]

Topographical Maps

Tonight as I read the San Jose Mercury News online I saw an interesting article about U.S. Geological Survey topograpical maps and genealogical research. Genealogy was even spelled correctly! To read the article in the July 8th edition: You may be wondering why I was reading the San Jose newspaper when I live in […]