1950 U.S. Federal Census

I have not been a good writer these past few weeks. It seems life got away from me a little. There have been a lot of articles written in the past few months on the April 1 release of the 1950 U.S. Federal Census. Honestly, I wasn't planning on writing anything about it. I was … Continue reading 1950 U.S. Federal Census

Fishing in Salt Lake

So…I went fishing. I was hoping to catch a big fish or two. I had a methodical laundry list of non-digitized books and microfilms as bait for big fish. And what did I catch? Nothing. Yes, my trip to Salt Lake City was a bust. About the only thing I accomplished was validating that my … Continue reading Fishing in Salt Lake

Eliza Smith – Leads or Rabbit Holes?

So, I was reviewing and organizing some old correspondence (part of the source citation project) as I am now working on the Cobe’s WikiTree entries.  During my review of her notes, I noticed something that cousin Sue mentioned back in 2016.  She was following the property trail on our immigrant Richard and Eliza (Smith) Cobe. Because I … Continue reading Eliza Smith – Leads or Rabbit Holes?