Fayette County Naturalization Records starting ca 1857

Probably the most underused records on FamilySearch are those that are not indexed and which seem to only be accessible via the Catalog (by the way, I always misspell this word as “catalogue.” I guess that’s the Brit in me shining through?). At RootsTech 2018 during the Town Hall Meeting, I learned that this is Read more about Fayette County Naturalization Records starting ca 1857[…]

Tři Bratři Review

In case you did not already know this, Czechs are really into their fairy tales. In fact, ’tis the season to deck the halls – or at least the televisions –  with cinematic adaptations of classic fairy tales. Remember, the Czech lands are literally the land of fairy tales, castles, knights, dragons… Of course we have also been watching Read more about Tři Bratři Review[…]

sprostý prostý voják – was the soldier indecent, common, or both?

Here’s a contribution I made on a Czech genealogy forum that made me laugh. https://digi.ceskearchivy.cz/DA?menu=3&id=5647&page=124&lang=cs Adalbert Ssanda [Šanda) sprostý vojak zahradky od K.K. E H? C: Rainer ++ Linirr Infanterie Regimentu, 8 Compagniesyn Vacslava ssandy [šandy] chalupnika ze zahradký panství Vožickeho matky Marie dcery Vaclava Bednaře sedlaka z Bzový N 8 panství Vožick It turns Read more about sprostý prostý voják – was the soldier indecent, common, or both?[…]