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Genealogy by the States – Week 46 – Oklahoma

Posted by on Sunday, 17 November, 2013

This week’s blogging prompt is the State of Oklahoma. Blog about an ancestor or your families connection to Oklahoma. If you don’t have any connections to Oklahoma, find a Oklahoma resource useful for genealogy research to highlight and write about. This week’s prompt runs from 11/17/2013 – 11/23/2013. If you choose to follow along, I would appreciate a mention to the Hidden Genealogy Nuggets website.

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Joseph Poole was the great grandfather of my children. He was born on Jun 16, 1902. He was known by Jack Poole. He was one of sixteen Children of George Pool and Mary Blake. He was the first known to have been born in Arkansas. His older borthers and sisters had been born in Georgia. In 1930, Joseph Poole and his family were in Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma.

Joseph Poole

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A few Oklahoma Genealogy Links
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Oklahoma Newspaper Archives at Genealogy Bank
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Genealogy by the States – Week 45 – Utah

Posted by on Sunday, 10 November, 2013

This week’s blogging prompt is the State of Utah. Blog about an ancestor or your families connection to Utah. If you don’t have any connections to Utah, find a Utah resource useful for genealogy research to highlight and write about. This week’s prompt runs from 11/10/2013 – 11/16/2013. If you choose to follow along, I would appreciate a mention to the Hidden Genealogy Nuggets website.

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I do not have any family connections to Utah, so I will highlight a resource instead.

The Utah State Archives has a lot of digital records available on-line. When you get to the main menu, click on “Research Our Records”. From there you can click on the “Digitial Archives”. There are various digital record types including;

  • Birth Registers
  • Death Registers
  • Military Death Certificates
  • Brand Books

If you have ancestors in Utah, be sure to check out this resource and the ones listed below.

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A few Utah Genealogy Links
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Utah Newspaper Archives at Genealogy Bank
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Genealogy by the States – Week 44 – Wyoming

Posted by on Sunday, 3 November, 2013

This week’s blogging prompt is the State of Wyoming. Blog about an ancestor or your families connection to Wyoming. If you don’t have any connections to Wyoming, find a Wyoming resource useful for genealogy research to highlight and write about. This week’s prompt runs from 11/3/2013 – 11/9/2013. If you choose to follow along, I would appreciate a mention to the Hidden Genealogy Nuggets website.

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Since I do not have any family connections to Wyoming, I will highlight one resource from this state.

The Wyoming State Archives has a fair amount of resource materials available online. From their main page, click on “Database and Inventories”. Once you get there, you will have these record types to explore.

  • Death Certificates
  • Wyoming Newspapers
  • City Directories (coming soon according to the website)
  • State Directories
  • Map Database

If you have family connections be sure to check out this website as well as the ones listed below.

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A few Wyoming Genealogy Links
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Wyoming Newspaper Archives at Genealogy Bank
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Genealogy by the States – Week 43 – Idaho

Posted by on Sunday, 27 October, 2013

This week’s blogging prompt is the State of Idaho. Blog about an ancestor or your families connection to Idaho. If you don’t have any connections to Idaho, find a Idaho resource useful for genealogy research to highlight and write about. This week’s prompt runs from 10/27/2013 – 11/22/2013. If you choose to follow along, I would appreciate a mention to the Hidden Genealogy Nuggets website.

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I have yet to find family ties to Idaho, so I will highlight a genealogy resource instead. The Idaho Historical Society and State Archives has created a number of searchable indexes on it’s website.

These indexes are:

  • Civil War
  • 1890 Census Substitute
  • Naturalization
  • 1870 & 1880 Census
  • Idaho Biographical Index
  • Mother’s Pension Records
  • Old Age Pension Records
  • Innmate Catalog

If you have Idaho ancestors be sure to check out this great resource.

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A few Idaho Genealogy Links
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Idaho Newspaper Archives at Genealogy Bank
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