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The California State Genealogical Alliance Joins the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project

CSGA has joined forces with genealogy societies and organizations around the country as part of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project. The initiative aims to publish a free, online searchable name index of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census after images … Continue reading

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Challenge #1 – School Records

In the Nov/Dec Family Chronicle, Leland Meitzler wrote a great article on school census records and their use in Genealogy.  So here is my first challenge for the genealogical community. Find California’s School Census Records Are there any?  Did the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to California From FamilySearch

FamilySearch has posted over a million new records on line from San Francisco covering the years 1824 to 1997. Although they are not indexed (this might provide some future projects) they are available to browse. The site describes the collection … Continue reading

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