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The (usually locally unique) identifier (or label) for a single location (e.g. house, institution, building, farm, estate) within a named place.

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Family research in Aden Colony

I am researching my paternal side's family history. They lived in Aden Colony during the British Colonisation in 1839-1967 (128 years) and left Aden in 1967. They used to own property in Aden during ...
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Seeking info on 307 N. Palmetto Ave. Green Cove Springs Florida

I was born in the naval hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. in 1959 and lived at 307 1/2 Palmetto Avenue. I have looked at every map, website etc. and I cannot find anything at that address. My military ...
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Identifying two addresses

I am trying to identify the following two addresses. I have looked at past street names in Philadelphia and old maps of Vineland N.J. without success. The first one is 1317 Salithos (?) St., ...
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Location of Route 1, Grants Pass, Oregon USA

I am trying to find the location of the addresses: R.F.D 1, Grants Pass (1934-1944) and Rt 1, Box 413 Grants Pass (1946). My great-grandmother and her husband, Thomas Albert Bird, lived in Grants Pass ...
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Finding more information about Rhode Island grave stone bearing date range 1897-1923?

Some ancestors of mine immigrated to the US. Jose Correia in 1915 and afterwards his wife, child and mother-in-law. It seems his wife died while in labor and afterwards the family came back to ...
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Census 1905 address 89 Madison St. Brooklyn, New York [closed]

I would like to see 1905 census for 89 Madison St. Brooklyn, NY.
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How to locate 1860 United States census pages by address?

I'm not able to locate a Catherine Stanley, widow, last name now Mundy in the 1860 census records by name search. According to 1850 census, when her husband, Robert, was just deceased, she was living ...
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What does "R F D" stand for in a city directory?

I've seen several entries in different cities of the Missouri area that use the abbreviation of R F D sometimes followed by a numeral for the address of a person. What does R F D stand for?
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How to locate 1940 United States census pages by address?

I'm not able to locate a George Bismark Foster, married to Ola Kathleen Mundy in the 1940 census records by name search. I know they were still alive because I have found an April 27, 1942 WWII draft ...
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Finding 1870 Federal Census image that corresponds to street address in Albany City, New York, USA?

From Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011 I know that in 1870 my 4th great grandfather Hugh Sellars was living or at ...
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Finding 1896-1897 residence of William and Emily Mountjoy Rouse in Adelaide, South Australia?

I have been using the online Sands and Macdougall South Australian Directories to try and trace the residences of my great-grandfather William Rouse (born 26 Jul 1860 and baptized 26 Aug 1860 at Truro ...
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What might occupation of "public school" mean in 1885 Sands and Macdougall Directory (for South Australia)?

Below is an image from the Sands and Macdougall Directory in South Australia for 1885 which lists Sellars Louisa, public school, Hindmarsh on page 388/984. Hindmarsh is an inner suburb of Adelaide, ...
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Determining location/address of Robert John Steven Sellers in 1900 from Sands and Macdougall Directory for South Australia?

Relatively recently I have discovered what a wealth of information is available about my South Australian ancestors in the annual Boothby and then Sands and Macdougall Directories from 1864 to 1973 ...
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How to find address of building in New York State censuses (1870, St Lawrence, USA)?

Is there a way to know what address is dwelling #1847 in the St-Lawrence 1870 census ? ref question : How to find death record from late 19th century New York (State)?
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Finding who lived at an address in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1957

I am helping a relative with some research. A now deceased ancestor emigrated from the UK to Canada in 1957. We have the UK departure record and the US arrival record. The arrival shows them as going ...
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Is city ward information provided in U.S. census records useful?

Many, if not most, of the 20th century U.S. census records include fairly precise address information for those living in cities and towns. Even many 1880 census records include at least street-level ...
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How can I find out the name of this street?

The image below comes from a page from the 1940 US Census: (Full size image here.) The page header from the Census is a poor scan. While I can make out the location as Washington DC, I'm unsure as ...
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