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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A Short Signature

This short signature appears on a citizenship from near Ausable, New York, in the mid-19th century.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

He Can Join Us

This probable German native vouched for a citizenship applicant in upstate New York in the mid-19th century. What is his name?

Monday, April 28, 2014

I Know Him

This man vouched for an applicant applying for citizenship in New York State in the 1850s.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

An 1843 Petition

This guy signed a naturalization petition in New York State in 1843. What is his name?

Saturday, April 26, 2014

An Upstate Man I Will Be

Who signed this naturalization petition in upstate New York in the 1840s?

Webinars on Court Records, Land Records and Illinois

We've added presentations on very popular topics to our list of sessions beginning on 27 April 2014--including land records, court records, and Illinois. Check out the details and times on our announcement.

Friday, April 25, 2014

An Upstate New Yorker I Will Be

This man signed a naturalization document in upstate New York in the 1870s.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

An 1870 Era Signing

Who signed this naturalization petition in the 1870s in upstate New York?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A Blackbrooker I Will Be

This resident of Blackbrook, New York, signed a naturalization document in the 1850s. What is his name?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A Plattsburgher I Will Be

This man was living near Plattsburgh, New York, when he signed this naturalization petition.

Monday, April 21, 2014

A New York State Man I Will Be

Who signed this naturalization petition in Clinton County, New York in the mid-19th century?

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Signing in 1856

This resident of near Plattsburgh, New York, signed a naturalization petition in the mid-19th century.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

An Upstate New York Man

What is the name of this Clinton County, New York man who signed a naturalization document in the early part of the 18th century?

Organizing Genealogical Information Class

We've added a session of this 4 week class with meetings in the evenings for those who cannot work daytime into their schedule. Check it out here.

Friday, April 18, 2014

An 1830 Era Signing

Who signed this naturalization document in upstate New York in the 1830s?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A Canadian Becomes a New Yorker

This Canadian native naturalized in Clinton County, New York, in the mid-19th century.

Searching FamilySearch Webinar Released

My recent webinar on FamilySearch focused on using and interpreting databases versus image sets, navigating images, and search techniques. It's geared towards advanced beginners and intermediate researchers, or anyone who has used FamilySearch some, but is uncertain that they're searching correctly or wondered if there were other ways of doing things. The download of the presentation is only $6 (there is no handout).

Note: If you were in this presentation or registered for it and missed it, please let me know (mjnrootdig@gmail.com)  if you did not receive a complimentary download link. That's something registrants for the "live" session get at no additional charge.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A New York Man I Will Be

Who signed this naturalization document in upstate New York in the 1850s?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Twenty Percent Off Webinar Sale

From now until 9 PM on 16 April, we're offering 20% off all my webinar offerings.

Our prices are already the lowest around, but we're cutting the price even lower through the 16th. I have over thirty presentations on a variety of topics....make your choice here:

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Good luck with your research

A Clinton County Man I Will Be

Who signed this naturalization document in Clinton County, New York in the 19th century?

Monday, April 14, 2014

An Upstate Man Declares

This man made out a declaration of intention in upstate New York in the 1850s. What is his name?

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Let Your Friends Know About Genealogy Transcriber

If you enjoy getting the Daily Genealogy Transcriber in your email, please let other genealogists know about it. We don't have a marketing budget and word of "mouse" sharing helps to spread the news.

And fire off an email to me at michael.john.neill@gmail.com if you enjoy the regular handwriting challenges.

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Husband and Wife

This couple signed a letter in a Civil War pension file in Illinois in the early 1900s. [I contemplated just posting the top signature, but think that having both helps to interpret the top one.]

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

I'm His Guardian

This man signed as a guardian in a Civil War pension case. What is his name?

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Back of the Note

What was signed on the back of this banknote from the early 1900s?

Friday, April 4, 2014

A Romanian Signs

This native of Romania signed naturalization documents in Texas in 1918. What is his name?

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Another Philly Man Signs in the 1830s

What is the name of this man who signed a citizenship affidavit in Philadelphia in the early 1830s?

A Mass Native Signs in Pa

This native of Massachusetts signed an affidavit regarding his citizenship in the early 1830s in Philadelphia

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A Philly Man Signs in 1825

Who signed this an affidavit regarding his citizenship in Philadelphia in 1825?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A Serviceman Declares

This World War I era solder signed a naturalization petition in Texas in the 1918. What is his name?