The judicial kind
No, The Legal Genealogist isn't taking a break.
I do that on occasion, but this isn't one of them.
Instead, this is to share an answer to a question from a Facebook friend, ...
So much to be thankful for
It's Thanksgiving Day here in the United States, and The Legal Genealogist has so much to be thankful for.
I woke up this morning, warm and safe.
I woke up in a bui ...
Not as easy as it sounds
Reader Maureen was delighted with the Census Bureau publication that set out the directions to the census takers in each U.S. census from 1790 through 2000 that was feature ...
In the ABAJ top 100
It all began around this time in 2013, when The Legal Genealogist got an email with a return address of americanbar.org — and almost deleted it.
I figured it was a pitch f ...
What the enumerators were told
What's an "inmate" on a United States census return?
Who was listed as the "head of household"?
What was a "housekeeper"?
And why in the world isn't the howe ...