Tag Archives: Attleboro

1940 Census

Been playing around with the 1940 Census for, well, most of the day today. It is not indexed by name yet, which makes it harder than hell to find anything in. First you need a rough idea of where in the city or town that your ancestor lived at the time.… Read the rest

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Started attending my first Irish class!!

I started attending my first Irish class at the Irish Cultural Center last night. It was really pretty good. I think everyone was very impressed at the turn-out. I stopped counting at 24 students. There were about 6 or 7 “intermediate” students, but they were soon whisked off to a separate room with the head instructor.… Read the rest

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Home Improvements

Just thought you might like to see what I have been doing with my last ever “free” vacation week.
The next time I have more than a holiday off, it will mean that Jenny is giving birth.
I put the time to some pretty good use.… Read the rest

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Grooking around cemeteries

This is the single stone that I wanted to find yesterday. It just so happens to be right up the street from the house. I was expecting just Elmer C. Lee, Jenny’s great uncle.

As you can see, it lists not only old Elmer, but his wife (who I had no record of), his mother (which was a shocker to both Jenny and I) and gives us the location of the mysterious John E.… Read the rest

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