Monthly Archives: June 2012

My mother’s family in the 1940 census

The 1940 census was released to the public in April, 72 years after it was taken. It is all available on but only a few states are indexed by name. But if you know where your ancestors lived in … Continue reading

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Andrej Daniel, rolling stone

Life wasn’t always easy for Andrej Daniel, one of my four Slovak great-great-grandparents. Born in relative comfort, Andrej lost his father when he was a young boy. For the rest of his life, he moved from town to town, living … Continue reading

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