Monthly Archives: November 2017

GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/16

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Miracode system: An indexing system similar to Soundex that was used to organize the results of the 1910 census. Miracode index cards are computer generated rather than handwritten, and are organized first by Soundex code, then alphabetically by county, then alphabetically by given name. (Definition from familytreemagazine.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/15

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Fee Tail: An estate of inheritance limited to lineal descendant heirs of a person to whom it was granted. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/14

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Necrology:Listing or record of persons who have died recently. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/13

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Epitaph: An inscription on or at a tomb or grave in memory of the one buried there. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 37: People of Color in the Northeast: CT, MA, and NH

 

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 37? Well it is…

 

“Learn tips, tricks, resources, and more for genealogy research in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Special guest: Melissa Barker, The Archives Lady.”

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/10

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PERiodical Source Index (PERSI): A bibliography of articles appearing in genealogical periodicals and an index to the people and topics covered in the articles.(Definition from familyhistorydaily.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/9

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Noncupative Will:One declared or dictated by the testator, usually for persons in last sickness, sudden illness, or military. (definition from genealogy-quest.com)

 

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/8

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Social Security Death Index (SSDI):  Index of Social Security Death Benefit records which document how much the government has paid to an individual (spouse, child, etc.) as a result of a relative’s death. An individual may appear in the Social Security Death Benefits Index if he or she died after 1967, had applied for Social Security during their lifetime, and if someone applied for their Social Security death benefits at the time of death. It is not a complete listing of deaths.(Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/7

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Microfiche: Sheet of microfilm with greatly reduced images of pages of documents. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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Election Day!

I got this cool pin from my APG ( Association of Professional Genealogists)chapter meeting and I thought it was only right to rock it today.

Genealogists Vote!

 

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