A recent post on Vita Brevis explains the benefits of adding city directories to your go-to research sources.
Was your ancestor too poor to trace them in historical records? Quick Tips over at Evidence Explained offers some insight and suggestions for searching for that elusive, not-too-wealthy ancestor.
Are you a member of the Mennonite Bachman or Schnebly family? You can help save a piece of family history. A Bible, printed in 1536 by Froschauer in Switzerland, that […]
See more info about Slate River Mill (aka Hocker mill), once owned by the Johan Adam Hocker family, including it’s specific location.
Thanks to Randy Seaver’s geneablog round-up, I read a great article that illustrates how to find your ancestor’s origins using deeds in conjunction with other records. If you’re stuck for […]
Check out this image of the church in Russheim. This is where my Hacker ancestors would most likely have gone to church.
Judge William Adam Hocker obituary in The Evening Independent of St. Petersburg, Florida from July 20, 1918. “Judge Hocker Dies at Ocala Distinguished Jurist Spent Last Winter Here and Made […]
Information on the formation of Pennsylvania counties and their townships.
Create a calendar for any year and country.
Browseable images are available at FamilySearch.org for Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994. You can’t search them, but you can access index images for the various books for the county.