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Finding more information about Rhode Island grave stone bearing date range 1897-1923?

FindAGrave lists a considerable number of persons named Maria Correia in various graveyards in Rhode Island (as well as in other states). I would be wary of an identification based solely on first and ...
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Is city ward information provided in U.S. census records useful?

In larger cities, like New York City, you can use a person's assignment to an Administrative District (A.D.) and an Enumeration District (E.D) in a census to get an approximate idea of their A.D. and ...
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Seeking info on 307 N. Palmetto Ave. Green Cove Springs Florida

It is not safe to assume that any historical address is still the same today because streets can be re-named and re-numbered, or both. However, to establish a baseline, these are some of the tests I ...
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Finding more information about Rhode Island grave stone bearing date range 1897-1923?

When dealing with online databases, especially where the record creator or indexer may have been unfamiliar with the correct spelling of a surname, sometimes it is worth searching just on first name ...
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Census 1905 address 89 Madison St. Brooklyn, New York

This web page (www.stevemorse.org) offers searches to locate the relevant ED and AD values(AD = Assembly District, ED = Election District) by street. Those districts are what the census is organized ...
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