Shymanski Genealogy Research

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Shymanski Genealogy Research


A Genealogy Quest

Recently, I went on a genealogy quest to Upper New York State and New York City. The goal of this quest was to seek out records for Henry Titchworth and Mary Jeroleman whose marriage took place on the 27th October 1800 at the English Lutheran Church in New York City.  Henry and Mary may be

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Perseverance Pays Off

FamilySearch kindly reminded me that I should look for Alice Searles, my 3 great aunt. Almost 10 years ago, I researched her parents and their 8 children a few years ago. At the time I was able to find the marriage for Alice no birth record. There should have been a birth registration for her.

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Hudson Bay Company Records Part 2

“Going to Winnipeg” as the TV commercial said, isn’t necessarily on everyone’s agenda. However, to view the non-digitized Hudson Bay Company records a trip to Winnipeg may be necessary. A small portion of the Hudson Bay Company records are digitized and online. Information on those records can be found at my blog Using the Hudson

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