Deadwood Dick: Chasing a Cornish-American Legend

Introduction: Scott Phillips is a genealogical historian and owner of Onward To Our Past® genealogy services. In this guest blog post, Scott digs into old newspapers to see if the Wild West’s legendary character “Deadwood Dick” was a real person or just a myth. Early in my family history and genealogy work I made,... (Read More)

Census – Vital Records – Washington State; England; Mexico

Washington State Census, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Death Records; Mexico 1930 Census; and England & Wales Census of 1841 & 1861 are now online. It’s a great day for Genealogy. Washington StateWashington State Digital Archives has now put Washington State & Federal census records from 1847 through 1910. Click here to see the list... (Read More)

1870 Census now online

FamilySerachLabs has now gone live with the 1870 Federal Census. That site now has the 1850; 1860; 1870; 1880 and 1900 census indexed and available online. These indexes are free. These are All New Indexes and Images. I was using the various online census indexes to search for some of my relatives. There was... (Read More)