Showing posts from May, 2012

Six States Indexed, and Free!

THE 1940 U.S. CENSUS COMMUNITY PROJECT ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FREE, NAME INDEXED RECORDS FOR SIX STATES First Set of High-Quality, Easy-to-Search Records Now Available to the Public Thanks to Efforts of Volunteer Indexers SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (May 9, 2012)  –  The 1940 U.S. Census Community Project  announced today the availability of a free, searchable index of 1940 U.S. census records for six U.S. states, including Delaware, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Virginia and New Hampshire. Records for these states are now searchable by name, location and family relations thanks to the efforts of more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide. “For the past month, Community Project partners have worked to establish the first free, searchable database of 1940 U.S. census records made possible entirely through the hard work of volunteers,” said Josh Taylor, spokesperson for the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project. “We’re proud to bring easily searchable 1940 U.S. census records for Delaware, Colorado,

What Are Your Priorities?

I don't mean to neglect my blog, really I don't. I have no idea where the time goes anymore. I can not remember the last time I worked on my "personal" genealogy. I am still need to bring my tree to order in my Family Tree for Macs program. Life just seems to keep getting in the way! My husband says I do not know how to say "no" to anyone. I have a friend who has harped this to me also. I know they are both correct. The past week I have been trying to visualize what I can eliminate in my life, and right now I do not see an option. My husband says I love being like this and thrive on it. I think my "thrive" is diminishing fast actually. I am looking forward to Jamboree and vacation if for no other reason than to rejuvenate myself to get through the rest of the year. Don't get me wrong. I love everything I do. I just want to do it all... and NOW!  So what am I doing? Genealogy  I am VP/Programs for my local society.  I am a 1940 cen