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Dropsy of the Brain: Encephalitis
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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Remember to source (document) everything you find on your ancestors. Undocumented genealogy is mythology.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Source Documentation]
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The 1900 through 1930 censuses lists the individual's year of immigration to the United States.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Immigration]
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In 1820, the Federal Government began requiring ship manifest lists but the early years can be difficult to locate.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Immigration]
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Early immigrants came for many reasons, including religious, seeking adventure, a better life or they were sent here as a penalty for a crime.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Immigration]
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Major ports of entry were Baltimore, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and New Orleans. There were other ports but they were not considered major ports.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Immigration]
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Before Ellis Island opened in 1892, Castle Garden was America's first official immigration center from 1855 to 1890. It was a pioneering collaboration of New York State and New York City. Visit CastleGarden.org to search for your immigrant ancestors during these early years.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Immigration]
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Organize from the beginning using a system that meets your needs. Using a combination of paper files and digital files means your records will always be available.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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The first federal census was taken in 1790 and is taken every 10 years on an established day.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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The 1890 census was almost entirely destroyed by fire.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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Erysipelas: A skin disease caused by strep infection which devastates the blood. Also called St. Anthony's Fire.
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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A "source" is the record used in locating information.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Source Documentation]
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Census records are released every 72 years. The 1950 census will become available April 2022.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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When you begin researching your family, focus on one or two families to start. Other families will be there when you are ready to research them.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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New York State took a State census in the years: 1790 (Albany County), 1825, 1835, 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915, 1925.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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Excrescence: An unusual or disfiguring outgrowth of the skin.
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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A "citation" is a notation that connects the "source" to your research.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Source Documentation]
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Make a list of all your living relatives when starting your genealogy research. Interview every one of them.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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The Civil War Census was a special census taken in 1890 of Union veterans of the war.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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Extravasated: rupture of a blood vessel.
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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A "citation" has the following components: Author, Title, Publisher, Repository, Call#= or Page#. For on-line sources, include: date accessed and website address.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Source Documentation]
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The state of Arizona held a State census in: 1864, 1866, 1867, 1869, 1872, 1874, 1876, 1880, 1882.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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Use information passed down by word of mouth as a clue, not as a fact.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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If you find your ancestor's name as the last person listed on the page, be sure to check the next page for more information.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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In addition to the Federal census records taken every 10 years, several special censuses were conducted: Slave, Industry & Manufacturing, Agriculture, Mortality, Social Statistics, Union Veteran & Widow, Defective, Dependent & Delinquent.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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Falling Sickness: Epilepsy. Also called Jackson's March, Jacksonian Epilepsy, named for President Andrew Jackson who suffered from Epilepsy.
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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Buy a copy of "Evidence Explained" by Elizabeth Shown Mills ... and use it!
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Source Documentation]
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An ancestor is a person from whom your are descended, e.g., parent, grandparent, great-grandparent.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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The 1900 through 1930 censuses lists the individual's year of immigration to the United States.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Census]
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French Pox: Venereal Disease
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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A relative is someone with whom you share a common ancestor but who is not in your direct line.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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Glandular Fever: Mononucleosis
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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A "generation" equals 22-25 years for a man, and 18-23 years for a woman.
Last Updated: 23 February 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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Glomerulonephritis: a once relatively common childhood kidney disease that causes the kidney to leak protein. This is a secondary (allergic) reaction to certain kinds of strep infections. Also called Protein Disease.
Last Updated: 13 April 2017   [Located in Category: Medical Terminology]
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Use timelines to find holes in your research.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]
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Don't forget to cite your sources.
Last Updated: 8 March 2017   [Located in Category: Basic Info]