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  • Richard Matthews
    ... From: LadyD To: Sent: Monday, June 07, 1999 5:12 PM Subject: Fw: June Issue - Genealogy Today ... census ...
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      From: LadyD <ladyd@...>
      To: <ALGEN-L@...>
      Sent: Monday, June 07, 1999 5:12 PM
      Subject: Fw: June Issue - Genealogy Today


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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <TFarris268@...>
      > To: <GenToday-L@...>
      > Sent: Monday, June 07, 1999 6:01 PM
      > Subject: June Issue - Genealogy Today
      >
      >
      > > GENEALOGY TODAY
      > > June 1999
      > >
      > > The 1930 Federal Census
      > >
      > > All census records are regarded as "private" for 72 years from the
      census
      > > date. In other words, there could still be living persons on that
      census.
      > > Since the 1930 Census was taken on April 1st, it will not be released
      > until
      > > April 1, 2002. There is no soundex for the 1930 Census.
      > >
      > > New questions added to the 1930 Census were - a person's age at their
      > first
      > > marriage, amount of rent or mortgage payment (monthly), if the household
      > had
      > > a radio. They did not ask the number of children or number of marriages.
      > >
      > > If you need a census record for proof of age , the Census Bureau
      provides
      > an
      > > "age search" service to the public and will search the confidential
      > records
      > > from the Federal population censuses of 1910 to 1990 and issue an
      official
      > > transcript of the results for a fee of $40.00 (personal check or money
      > > order). NOTE: Information can be released only to the named person,
      > his/her
      > > heirs, or legal representatives. Individuals can use these transcripts,
      > which
      > > may contain information on a person's age, sex, race, State or country
      of
      > > birth, and relationship to the householder, as evidence to qualify for
      > social
      > > security and other retirement benefits, in making passport applications,
      > to
      > > prove relationship in settling estates, in genealogy research, etc., or
      to
      > > satisfy other situations where a birth or other certificate may be
      needed
      > but
      > > is not available. The census records are on microfilm and you have to
      > submit
      > > a completed BC-600 Application for Search of Census Records, signed by
      the
      > > person for whom the search is to be conducted. Information regarding a
      > child
      > > who has not yet reached the legal age of 18 may be obtained by written
      > > request of either parent or guardian. A guardian must provide a copy of
      > the
      > > court order naming them as such.
      > >
      > > Information regarding mentally incompetent persons may be obtained upon
      > these
      > > persons may be obtained upon the written request of the legal
      > representative,
      > > supported by a copy of the court order naming such legal representation.
      > >
      > > Deceased persons - the application must be signed by (1) a blood
      relative
      > in
      > > the immediate family (parent, child, brother, sister, grandparent), (2)
      > the
      > > surviving wife or husband, (3) the administrator or executor of the
      > estate,
      > > or (4) a beneficiary by will or insurance. IN ALL CASES INVOLVING
      DECEASED
      > > PERSONS, you must provice the death certificate as well as state the
      > > relationship to the deceased in the application. Legal representatives
      > MUST
      > > also furnish a copy of the court order naming such legal
      representatives,
      > and
      > > beneficiaries MUST furnish legal evidence of such beneficiary evidence.
      > >
      > > An official census transcript will list the person's name, relationship
      to
      > > household head, age at the time of the census, and state of birth.
      > > Citizenship will be provided if the person was foreign born. Single
      items
      > of
      > > data such as occupation for Black Lung cases can be provided upon
      request.
      > If
      > > a person is not found, a form will be sent with that information.
      > >
      > > Additional data on the same person (Full Schedule) The full schedule is
      > the
      > > complete one line entry of personal data recorded for that individual
      > ONLY.
      > > This will be furnished in addition to the regular transcript. There is
      an
      > > additional charge of $10.00 for each full schedule. They are not
      available
      > > for 1970, 1980, and 1990. It usually takes 3-4 weeks to receive the
      > > information.
      > >
      > > Reprinted by permission from EXPERT GENEALOGY, by Jeannette Holland
      Austin
      > at
      > > http://www. genealogy-books.com/
      > > =======================================================
      > > THE GENEALOGY BOOK STORE:
      > > Your ancestor's lineage may already have been published. Check out The
      > > Genealogy Book Store at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Village/3428
      > > ==========================================================
      > > Book Of The Month
      > > Individual and Family Records of Hampden County, Massachusetts: A
      > Supplement
      > > to The History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1636-1936 - Clifton
      > Johnson.
      > > The Individual and Family Records of Hampden Co., MA was originally
      > published
      > > in 1936 as Book 3 of Clifton Johnson's exhaustive 3 volume local
      history,
      > > Hampden Co., MA, 1636-1936. This valuable historical and genealogical
      > > resource contains close to 400 individual entries concerning notable
      > citizens
      > > and families of Springfield, Holyoke and the various communities of
      > Hampden
      > > County, providing enlightening connections between family members,
      > estates,
      > > businesses, churches, community organizations, military units, public
      > offices
      > > and the like which may not be readily available elsewhere. Each
      > biographical
      > > sketch provides a survey of the life and achievements of the subject,
      > > including such vital information as date of birth, marriage and death,
      > > religious affiliation, employment and place of residence for the both
      the
      > > subject and his parents, grandparents and offspring wherever known. The
      > text
      > > is profusely illustrated with over 200 portraits and retains the
      original
      > > fullname index.
      > >
      > > By republishing the biographical material in a separate edition from the
      > > general history, we have made Johnson's work available to researchers in
      > it's
      > > entirety for the first time in over sixty years in a more topically
      > focused,
      > > user-friendly, economical format: Books 1 and 2 of the 1936 edition are
      > also
      > > available through Heritage Books, Inc. as The History of Hampden Co.,
      MA,
      > > 1636-1936 (#ZJ533). (1936) reprint, 744 pp., 2 vols., illus., original
      > > fullname index, paper, $49.00 #ZJ543
      > >
      > > Send a check for $49.00 + $5.00 (shipping) to The Genealogy Lady, 34826
      > Hwy
      > > #58, Eugene, Or 97405.
      > > ==========================================================
      > > COMING EVENTS:
      > > July 10, 1999 - The Tulsa Genealogical Society presents its 11th Annual
      > July
      > > Workshop. Contact the society at P. O. Box 585, Tulsa, OK 74101.
      > >
      > > July 12-15, 1999 - The Illinois State Genealogical Society and
      University
      > of
      > > Illinois will sponsor the Sixth Annual Genealogy Institute of Mid
      America.
      > > Contact Julie Slack, Office of Continuing Education, UIS, P.O. Box
      19243,
      > > Springfield, Ill 62794.
      > >
      > > July 30-31, 1999 - The Missouri State Genealogical Association's 1999
      > > Conference will be held. Contact Jerry R. Ennis, 4900 Royal Lytham
      Drive,
      > > Columbia, MO 65203.
      > > ==========================================================
      > > Queries:
      > > Seeking parents and siblings of Joseph Davis, b. abt 1735, Va., d. 1790,
      > Wake
      > > Co., NC, m. Glaphera Cox 1759, Goochland Co., Va.
      > single-jack@...(Jack
      > > Davis)
      > >
      > > Searching for info on Aaron Littlefield, born abt1820, father of Arthur,
      > > Julietta, and another son and daughter. From Maine, Iowa, Missouri
      > possibly.
      > > ljslittle@...
      > >
      > > Seeking any information on, Frederick & Riney (PICKETT) MINGO &
      children:
      > > Cary, Isham, Shedrick, Lazuraus, Earnest, Martha, Mary, and Savinia
      MINGO.
      > > All of Patterson St. Mary Parish, La., between 1880 & 1900.
      > Claybas@...
      > >
      > > Researching Abraham GRIMES b. abt 1823 & Mary JOHNSON b. abt. 1830
      > Patterson,
      > > La., m. Nov. 22, 1869. Children: Sarah, Frank, Martha, Washington,
      > Elizabeth,
      > > Easter, Isabella, Marshall & Hannah all born in Patterson, La.
      > Claybas@...
      > >
      > > My PA families: Mary Cath Steiner BATDORF bc1790 d/o Frederick STEINER?
      > > William FRANTZ bc1750 of Berks/Dauphin Co Samuel PETERS b c 1821 of
      > Dauphin
      > > Co Maryann SWARTZ Peters b1821 of Dauphin Co Catharine UMBERHAUER Wertz
      > b1790
      > > d/o Samuel UMBEHAUER? Sarah A C/KULP b1844 d/o Jacob KALP of Union Co
      > Michael
      > > GOODMAN b 1800 of Schuylkill Co I am seeking parentage M Thompson
      > > fitnesspro@...
      > > =============================================================
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