Thursday, February 23, 2012

Are You Ready?

Only 38 days left until the release of the 1940 Census!
The plan is to put the images online for FREE at  
No index, just images... but you know it won't be long before the pay-fer $ite$ get their indexes online.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

"Awesome job" to two of our G.T. Transcription Team members Richard Ramos and Anna Parks for all their work on transcribing new Wyoming data!  They transcribed some great new data including biographies and some census data.
View the new data at our sites at

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Other Last Surviving Veterans....

Read about the last surviving veterans from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Spanish-American War, Mexican War, Civil War, Indian Wars

Last WW1 veteran obituary

View our website for other "last veteran" obituaries

This is an excerpt from the AP copyrighted story

Florence Green
"LONDON — Florence Green never saw the front line. Her war was spent serving food, not dodging bullets.
But Green, who has died aged 110, was the last known surviving veteran of World War I. She was serving with the Women's Royal Air Force as a waitress at an air base in eastern England when the guns fell silent on Nov. 11, 1918.
It was not until 2010 that she was officially recognized as a veteran after a researcher found her service record in Britain's National Archives.
Green died Saturday at the Briar House Care Home in King's Lynn, eastern England, two weeks before her 111th birthday, the home said...."

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Wyoming New Data!

The hosts of Genealogy Trails have been working together to bring even more free data to our Wyoming sites. The following counties were updated: Albany, Big Horn, Carbon, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Teton, Uinta Counties. Visit Wyoming Genealogy Trails to access these, and all the other sites in WY.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

For anyone needing convincing....

Rural electrification in the U.S.
"The electric range or stove in the American farm kitchen eliminates the need of building fires, carrying fuel and emptying ashes, thus allowing the housewife at least ten more hours per month for other tasks. Food for farm workers is cooked faster and better on an electric range, improving the health and efficiency of the family. If the range has an automatic timer, food can be placed in the oven long before it needs to start cooking; at the proper minute the heat will turn itself on and the cooking proceed at the proper length of time, then turn itself off again, all without attention"