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Volume 29 No. 3 Tobucksy News September 2012

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Letter from the Editor:
Index to the First Ten Years of the Tobucksy News:
Then and Now – Knight Templar Building:
Dedication of the Knight Templar Temple:
Early Tenants of the Knights Templar Building:
Then and Now – Carnegie Library:
How to Write Your Family History:
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The Society Webpage Corner:
“How to get the most out of OUR Library”, http://www.pittsburgcogenealogical.org/How%20to%20get%20the%20most%20out%20of%20the%20Library/Index.htm
For more information check out Text Editing in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_of_keyboard_shortcuts
City Directories are also available at http://mcalesterlibrary.net/citydirectory
PERSI is available on HeritageQuest http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/login/ipbarcode?aid=10444; login with your library card number may be required.
PERSI is also available from Ancestry (although this index search is for events only, where the Heritage Quest site allows surname search in addition to events) at: http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3165 but requires membership
World Cat http://www.worldcat.org/ recent change, required a Account, but is free
Questions, Tricks and Tips
FamilySearch Wiki https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Main_Page
Ancestry is prospecting for a buyer - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-05/ancestry-com-said-to-work-with-qatalyst-partners-to-find-buyers.html
Blank 1940 census form: http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1940/1940.pdf Not supported in I.E., Requires Chrome or FireFox
US 1940 census records are 100% indexed https://familysearch.org/1940census/?cid=fsHomeT1940Text_v2
Legacy Family Tree Online Courses
URL change after publication: scroll to bottom of above page for: Wednesday, June 6, 2012; Researching Your German Ancestors
and Wednesday, August 8, 2012; Wikis for Genealogists
Additions/Changes to the web site this period:
HeritageQuest Online:
McAlester Public Library http://maclasterlibrary.net If you have not been on this site for a long time, expect a long delay, while the site updates you computer cookies.
Check for library that offers home access to HeritageQuest Online http://www.eogen.com/heritagequestonline This site too 5 minutes for me to load.
Family Tree Magazine guide to HeritageQuest Online http://www.familytreemagazine.com/article/HeritageQuest-Online-Web-Guide
HeritageQuest search tools http://www.proquest.com/assets/downloads/products/hqo_db_guide.pdf
How to Use Family Search and HeritageQuest Online to Find Census Information:
FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/
What is a Plat Map?
Using Maps in Genealogy by the U. S. Geological Survey http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/factsheets/fs09902.html
Maps in Family Research in Genealogy.com http://www.genealogy.com/56_donna.html
Online Plat Maps http://genealogy.about.com/od/land_records/tp/land_online.htm and https://familysearch.org/blog/online-united-states-land-records/
More information about U.S. land records can be found by searching the FamilySearch Research Wiki at https://wiki.familysearch.org; enter the name of a state followed by the word land
Pittsburg County Indian Land Allotment Book 1 (Franklin - McCaull):


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