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What is the model of the car in this photo?

This photo is from 1925 in Big Lake, Reagan, Texas. Can anyone tell what the make of the vehicle is? Photo is Developed by Sun Company, Kodak Finishers, San Antonio, TX with number 217 stamped on ...
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Who developed this photograph?

I'm trying to identify the photographer that took this picture around March 1891 in Blue Springs, Jackson, Missouri, from the faint imprint on the back of the photo cardboard holder. I can make out ...
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What public pool is this in Kansas?

I have the below two pictures from about June 1923, most likely in Hutchinson, Kansas, but possibly in Wichita, Kansas. Can anyone identify the exact pool? I found this article stating that public ...
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What year does this toy tricycle appear to be?

I have a photo that I'm trying to date. Clues are: The toy tricycle. The clothing of the child. (Is this a boy or a girl?) The style of home in the background. The sidewalk construction. I ...
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Which UK county type to use for data entry: historic, ceremonial, registration, or administrative?

This question is related to: Should I use the modern (what it is called now) or historical (what it was called) place name? There is no doubt that the standard is to record the name of the place as it ...
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When was grandfather in Huntsville Prison?

A man might be my biological grandfather, but he was in Huntsville prison during the 1950's. I have some data, but can't figure out when he was in prison, when paroled, when he returned, etc. ...
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Black Honduras and the origins of the Afro-Central American, Honduran people [on hold]

I am starting a search of family tree. and this is the the first place I was led. I have a last name of Martinez, however I do not look of Hispanic decent. I received the last name through my great ...
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Where to find online records of New York City Potter's Field / Hart Island pre-1980?

I recently have read a few articles about New York City's Potter's field on Hart Island. According to Wikpedia's article Hart Island (New York) and a New York City Corrections Department history ...
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Why would Y-DNA matches have different paternal haplogroups?

I am researching Clements ancestry and am puzzled that kits that are matches on almost all 111 Y-STR tested markers would be categorized into different paternal haplogroups. Specifically consider ...
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Finding records of Berlin Airlift Service by Robert Whitehead?

My great grandfather supposedly served in the Berlin Airlift. His name is Robert Seaborn Whitehead. I have no pictures only family stories is there any way to confirm this?
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Making sense of conflicting death dates for Juliet D. (Strong) Wilder?

Julia/Juliet/Juliette D. (Strong) Wilder is known to be the daughter of James A. and Eleanor (Denton) Strong: Michigan census records show James (1850, 1860) and Eleanor Strong (1850) living with ...
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Explaining and interpreting YFull raw data statistics?

YFull displays several statistics about the BAM / Full Genomes sample used to create the YFull report. Unfortunately there is no explanation of what the statistics really mean in terms of impacts on ...
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Online resources for Cuban genealogy?

Is there an online source of information that can be publicly accessed which contains Cuban genealogy data? I have searched around but have not been able to find any. In my specific case I am trying ...
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Converting historic £sd to modern worth?

On other genealogy sites I often see people ask "what would £X be worth today" questions, and I never really have a good answer. Particularly with UK probate records becoming more accessible, it is ...
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What is the legal relationship between me and my step-cousins husband [closed]

My moms brother, Uncle Tom, marries a woman (Liz) Liz has children from a previous marriage (Tracy and Anthony) who become my uncles step-children Tracy marries Zachary What is Zachary's legal ...
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Trying to locate my genealogy. I don't know who my father was or is. So, being accurate is more difficult than first expected [duplicate]

For my daughter's and my own knowledge, I am desperate. My time is short and I've got to let my only daughter know where she truly comes from as far as her true nationality is concerned. Thank you
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Trying to locate my genealogy [closed]

How do I go about finding out rather or not I have native American in my genes? I tried ancestry.com, but didn't get the response I was looking for. I need assistance.
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Is this adopted DNA match my niece or half sibling?

The adoptee and I have an autosomal total segment of 2138.8 cM the largest segment is 122.6 cM. The X-DNA is 115 total with the largest segment at 95. My son matched the adoptee with autosomal ...
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Did any of the descendants of Rabbi Ascher ben Jechiel take “Rosch” as a surname?

I have been trying to trace my roots and the earliest appearance of "Rosch" as a (sur)name seems to be Rabbi Ascher ben Jechiel (1250 or 1259 – 1327). However, I cannot find which, if any, of his sons ...
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1answer
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Describing the relationship between children when widower marries dead wife's sister

What is an unambiguous way to describe the resulting relationships when a widower with a child marries his deceased wife's sister and has children with her? Not the stepmother-aunt stuff for the ...
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1answer
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19th Century Debtors Prison Records, London

I have found (I think) two records for Demetrius Rogers in Ancestry's Marshalsea (London) debtors prison records. The first has "Dematris Rogers" brought into custody on 11 Sep 1812: (This record ...
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What is the first word in this baptism record?

My transcript from Bishop's Transcripts, Church of England, Parish of Melbourne, Cambridgeshire. 1616 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9T9-6BN5?i=41&cat=1109075 J***rimis Thomas ...
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2answers
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Is it common to have no close yDNA matches on Family Tree DNA?

On Family Tree DNA, I have a yDNA-111 test showing only one match at the yDNA-67 level for another test that happens to be 111 also and that has a genetic distance of 7 marker changes and a 50% TIPS ...
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Looking for great grandparent's siblings in Ukraine? [closed]

How do I find my great grandfather's siblings born in the Ukraine? I have checked records on Ancestry and FamilySearch.
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Determining the location of No. 47 Casualty Clearing Station in March 1917?

A British soldier I am researching died at No. 47 Casualty Clearing Station on 25 Mar 1917. He has a memorial at Varennes Military Cemetery, in Somme, France, which was presumably nearby to the CCS. ...
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1answer
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If you plan on getting a Big Y test, is there any value in going beyond yDNA-37?

For the FamilyTreeDNA.com yDNA tests, if you are pretty confident you are going to buy the Big Y test, would that fill in your SNPs up to yDNA-111 if you had only purchased yDNA-37 before upgrading to ...
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1answer
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Finding marriage location / records of parents in 1920s Blair Co, PA?

I think my parents were married in 1926 or 1927 in Blair county, PA. Their names are Charles Elmer Coughenour and Irene Catherine Fabian. How can I find a marriage record that shows when and where ...
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Half sisters or aunt/niece relationship?

I do not know who my father is and a woman (who also doesn't know who her father is) recently came up matching me on Ancestry.com as a close relative. She and I both uploaded our raw data to ...
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1answer
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Seeking 1841/1851 Census Records for Ryle Holme, perhaps in Manchester, England?

I am interested in Ryle Holme who is the uncle of C.Z. Ede, a candidate for my great-grandfather, who I have asked about in a number of previous questions. He was greatly concerned with the Meiji ...
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2answers
183 views

Determining if an autosomal and X-DNA match is my half-sibling?

I am adopted and have info on my maternal side, but not paternal. I recently got a match through AncestryDNA with someone saying we were close relatives. This man and I share 2086 centiMorgans in ...
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Looking for parents of Gustav Tesche (born 1877 Germany)

I am looking for the parents (German or other) ancestors of Gustav Tesche b. July 13th 1877 in Wahlsdorf (near Berlin), d. East-Berlin ca. 1968. He had two daughters (Gerda and Hiltrud) and one known ...
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WW1 German military service in 124th infantry regiment

Would like to learn the military service for German Jewish soldier, Caro W. Naphtali, of the Imperial German Infantry 124th Regiment?
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Does being Spanish still aply to me? [duplicate]

So, my grandfather (not my great grandfather) is half Spanish and half Filipino. (I don't know if he's born in Spain or in the Philippines) And he married a pure Filipina. My mom, is a Filipino ...
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Is the Autosomal DNA testing ever wrong on relationships?

I have done the Autosomal DNA test through Ancestry.com and uploaded it gedmatch.com. In Ancestry.com I matched several people that would be 1st or 2nd cousins. I also matched with them on ...
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Asking distant cousins for DNA?

In my family we have a DNA contradiction- two cousins (at about the 4th cousin level) took a Y-DNA test, but did not match and had two completely different haplogroups. Since then, I have traced ...
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1answer
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What do the asterisks mean in the Y-DNA Standard Y-STR values table on Family Tree DNA?

In my yDNA results on FamilyTreeDNA.com there are two asterisks on DYS19 and three on DYS389II as shown in this image: What do these mean? I do not see any legend. Does it have to do with how ...
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How do you determine native american ancestry? [duplicate]

How would you determine how much cherokee indian in your heritage is your great great grandmother was 1/2 cherokee indian?
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Who are the Campbells in this document?

These documents are from the Warren County, Mississippi probate records of Mississippi Emily (Strong) Folkes. The administratrix was her daughter Ida W. (Folkes) Smith. This Administrator's Bond ...
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What are the dates on these documents?

This document from a Mississippi probate record has what appears to be a date at the top: Later on the page, I see: The following page shows this date: What are these dates? Is what looks to me ...
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1answer
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What does “ads” stand for in a Chancery Court record index?

I found the following index page at Family Search: I would like to know what "ads" stands for in the unlabeled column and what it implies. Does it stand for "administrator"and imply that that ...
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1answer
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Should I mark a divorced family as Married or No-married?

In Gramps, I can mark the family type as Unknown, Married, No-married or Civil union. When the 2 parents was married but are now divorced, should I mark the family as married (they are no more ...
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1answer
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Researching family member that immigrated to USA from Poland in 1831

I'm looking for information on the surname Lyskowinski in Poland. I know he came on a ship named Northumber that departed from London, England and arrived in America on Aug. 23, 1852. His place of ...
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Nationality on Naturalization record Marine Court NYC?

My ancestor was born in France in 1804. All records list France as his place of birth except his naturalization record in the Marine Court of NYC in 1841. On that record his place of birth was ...
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1answer
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Determining if match is paternal or maternal?

I am trying to understand my Gedmatch results for a female that Ancestry.com lists as a second cousin. We have a 112.4 cM X-DNA match and a 224 cM autosomal match. Does this validate that it is ...
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1answer
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Accessing returns from the Marriage Duty Act (1695)?

In The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History, on the subject of the Marriage Duty Act (1695), David Hey writes: A tax on 'Marriages, Births and Burials and upon Bachelors and Widowers ...
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Where can one find free look-ups in the Ohio Genealogical Report?

Does anyone know of a website where you can request free look-ups in back issues of The Ohio Genealogical Report?
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Where can I find records about German military records from World War II? [duplicate]

I am looking for information pertaining to German soldiers during World War II. My significant other's great grandparents were from Germany during the second world war. His great-grandfather was in ...
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Relationship of Niece's Daughter of my blood related Aunt's Husband [closed]

What is our relationship? John is my Uncle (non blood) married to my aunt Barbera (blood). Ashley was my Uncle John's niece (blood) Ashley died a few months ago leaving behind a little girl, last ...
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Is there an archive of Polish or Hungarian passport applications from 1900-1940 from New York consulates?

I'm wondering if anyone knows if there are archives which contain Polish passport applications or Hungarian passport applications from respective consulates in New York between 1900 and 1940. Would ...
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Finding archival records for tracing father of illegitimate child in mid 1880s County Down, Ireland?

In a couple of weeks, I will be travelling to Ireland for a two-week vacation. Part of my trip will be spent in the Belfast area, visiting both the General Register Office for Northern Ireland ...

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