Category: Genealogy notes

Family Search

Indexers and arbitrators worked hard for 24 hours on July 2, 2012 to try and set a new record for the number of names indexed and arbitrated in 24 hours.  The goal was 5 million names! We more than doubled that goal! I personally did something in excess of 1,000, but I’m not sure of Read More …

Iowa 1940 Census is available on FamilySearch

While not 100% complete, I was delighted to find that I could find the Deweese and Showman families on the available images. It was fascinating to finally see my name on a census report! It was also interesting to see Grandma Showman and Ronald in one entry and Robert, Edith, Lyle, Gerald and Jack on Read More …

Showman Mystery

I did find a few more facts for Sam and Evelyn.  For instance they were in Warren Township (Delta, IA) in 1910 and also shown to reside in Keokuk County in 1920, with all six children listed.  Also found out that Robert was older than Fred (not what I thought!) Go to http://jacsblog.com/blog/?page_id=2127 to see Read More …