Thursday, May 24, 2012

May 24 - Overlooked records

May 24 – The often-overlook records of city, county or town councils could lead you to business licenses, petitions or minutes bearing your ancestor’s name. Records may be at municipal or state archives or public libraries.  

If you are trying to figure out what your ancestor did between the “dash”, this might give you a glimpse of what they did or what was important to them. Oh for those of you who are wondering what the dash is, the dash is what appears on a person’s gravestone between their birth year and death year. The dash represents their life.

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