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The handwriting isn't great (and it hasn't come through well on the pdf copy), but the Address is given as "Independence MO". The downstroke of the J of "Jr" crosses the last "e" of "Independence". I've taken he liberty of removing the name and indicating each letter in red above the script here:


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If you are on Facebook, there is a closed and private group called 'South African Genealogy' that has lots of helpful and active members who know their way around the South African information sites. Join up, make a post with as much info as you have, and you should get dozens of responses within a few hours to day or so....or you can research yourself. ...


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This answer is an overview of the 1920 Census microfilms and aids for using the census, using your missing ED as a case study. It will cover some of the resources you've already consulted for your question -- consider this a checklist to make sure there aren't resources or techniques that you have overlooked. This is also to make the answer more useful to ...


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Chemist is one of those occupations that has several meanings, each of which brings another web of meanings and qualifications. From what you say, my initial suggestion would be that she worked in a chemist's shop. (Chemist = Pharmacist ). Since my GGF Bruce did similar, I can confirm that in the 1920s it was just about possible to do that without formal ...


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Okay, so there's good news and there's bad news. The bad news first: At the moment (February 2019) all New York State adoptees' Original Birth Certificates (OBC's), and usually their adoption paperwork as well, are sealed. Totally sealed. Doesn't matter if the adoptees are dead, doesn't matter if they're alive and they already know all the info on the ...


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The name of the town did not change. Nor did the correct spelling change. But the language the officials spoke did. Sânmihaui is not a German word and, while Romania (like the rest of the Austro-Hungarian empire) had a fair number of German speakers), its official language (and/or the language when the town was named) was different. Depending on the ...


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While it's possible that your father wasn't recorded in the 1920 census, there are a lot of avenues of research to follow which might let you find where he was recorded. First, since he's your father you know he was definitely alive in 1920. Second, you know that his family was split up in 1920, with his father living in one place and his mother in another ...


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Sometimes people were just missed in a census. If the enumerator talked to a neighbor instead of the actual family, it's possible that the family or the neighbor were new to the neighborhood and didn't know the family well enough. This happens even now; when the 2000 census was being taken, my mom's neighbor didn't want to be counted. An enumerator was ...


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According to the Indiana State Family and Social Services Administration website, many of the early patient records were destroyed. Their site says: There are some archive books listing very limited patient information. To contact Richmond State Hospital for genealogy records contact Jay Wenning the director of our medical records department. That page ...


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Those numbers appear to have nothing to do with the obituary information. If you look at the rest of the full page you linked to, you'll see (2) and (c2) and (c8) and (c14) and other such codes in the same location after many of the want ads that are to the right of the obituaries you show in the image. It must be some sort of code used by the newspaper, ...


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As already noted, a chemist could have been pretty much anyone preparing or dispensing pharmaceuticals or other preparations. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has kept a register of chemists, druggists and pharmacists since 1868. They have the registers at their library in London, and can also run a paid-for search for you: http://www.rpharms.com/museum-...


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Before every election in the US, there is a cutoff date by which one has to be registered to vote -- if you miss the cutoff, you can't vote in that area. People who are already registered to vote in California and move to another area may be able to vote provisionally -- I would have to look up the rules. But every step of the process has a similar cutoff ...


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This appears to be a Ford Model T Coupe, produced from 1917-1927 Looking through some various model year images here, seems to narrow it to 1923-25 by location of the hinges and how the door swings. Before 1923 the door hinges appear to be located on the other side of the door, with the handle near the window edge. The 1924 model seems to show the raised ...


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This will be a multi-part answer because I am still not certain exactly what the question is asking. Since the original question suggests that the research subject may have come to the USA, I'll assume for the moment that the passenger in question came here. Q: How can I find someone's arrival and entry into the USA? The first rule of genealogy is "start ...


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Have you seen Brief History of St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church & SS. Peter and Paul Church, Uniondale PA? Dedicated church cemeteries seem to have been the norm, but they also used sections within larger non-denominational cemeteries. Which congregation an immigrant joined often depended on what was convenient for worship. Slight ...


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This might be tricky. For starters, it looks like the club is no longer extant. Local club Farnsfield's homepage reports their "recent acquisition of the Edingley Cricket Pitch". The Edingley club itself was at edingleycc.com, but that site is no longer active. The Internet Archive did manage to scoop up the site, though. Their "About Us" page has the dates ...


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As far as I'm aware, it was a criminal offence to falsify a birth certificate in New York in 1927. That is not to say that people didn't do it, as evidenced by the case of the notorious child-trafficker Georgia Tann. Interestingly, the bill that sealed adoption records in NY state was signed by acting NY Governor Lehman, who had adopted his children from ...


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This is not a comprehensive list, but here are some ideas to start with. The principle for researching an organization is the same as what you do for a person: start with what you know, and work backwards and forwards in time from there. With a search for "Edingley Cricket Club" and "Nottingham" I did not find a web page for the club, ...


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Examining the time of Milly's name change is key here, so I would start with a detailed timeline. You would do well to complete this timeline going back to Milly's birth, and forward to her death, but for the purposes of this question I have only constructed a timeline just for the period around when we expect her second marriage to have occurred. It is ...


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With the help of a professional genealogist experienced in research in Mexico, this turned out to be a simple task. There was a border crossing record for the person in question (who had an unusual first name) and for each of her sisters. The sisters' crossing records confirmed the identity of the person in question as did the date of birth. The crossing ...


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The numbers in parenthesis can be indicative of the number of the year that the Cadet participated in the activity. Buzzard (2) would equate to participation in "Buzzard" during year 2. Class Football during year 2. Numerals during year 2. Crew Squad during year 4. Wrestling Squad during year 2. Water-Polo Squad during year 1. An alternative would ...


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As Jan mentioned, it would be useful to know where you've already looked.... For Pennsylvania marriage records of this period, the first best place to look is FamilySearch's "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950" https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1589502?collectionNameFilter=false This collection is microfilm images of the docket books, not ...


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As you may know, what you are looking at are the Town Reports for the town of Plymouth. Almost every town in New England publishes a town report every spring for Town Meeting(usually March). Many towns have done so for nearly 400 years. The older town reports tend to include all sorts of useful information, like every birth, death, and marriage (along with ...


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Many online collections of Roman Catholic records do not include "recent" records. A better way to proceed might be to try to identify the parish and contact them for help, since you are looking for a specific person and record. Google search using terms: catholic diocese plymouth massachusetts Results include a number of relevant parish websites Diocese ...


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Looking at the 1921 Canada census image (only 45 names indexed at ancestry.com living in Toronto* with keyword Kina), the street name is "King W" not "Kina Rd". This is borne out by "Spadina Ave" on the next census image. (Spadina is a major cross-street of King Street West in Toronto.


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This probably won't be too helpful - but there are pictures of a few swimming pools in kansas. http://www.kansasmemory.org/locate.php?categories=567&query=swimming+pools&restrict=all possibly they might be able to point you in the right direction.


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One of the job titles in the legal profession is Advocate. In some regions, the abbreviation Adv is suffixed to a lawyer's name to indicate this position. Other similar expressions would be JP (Justice of the Peace). I'm not sure of the practice of Arkansas but the use of Adv in this case suggests that the individual was a legal Advocate. As the ...


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Current California Legislative Information on elections includes this provision: "ARTICLE 5. Voter Registration Index [2180 - 2194.1] ( Article 5 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. ) "2180. "(a) At least once, and more often if he or she deems it necessary, within each two-year period commencing on the first day of January in each odd-numbered year, ...


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Anesti Zoto, founding member of St. John Chrysostom had his funeral there and was buried in Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge, according to his obituary found in the July 24, 1993 issue of Philadelphia Inquirer.


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There is not likely to be any specific information about your relative's diagnosis and treatment, merely admission and discharge dates. The hospital's website has a page about genealogy requests that says: Unfortunately, we do not have the original medical records of every patient treated at Richmond State Hospital. Records keeping laws and practices have ...


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