1940 U.S. Census

Today the 1940 U.S. Census was released to the public. I’ve already dug on, dealt with timeouts and errors, and managed to download the complete census of Newport, NH and are currently working on Claremont, NH. Just about all of my Gonyea side of the family was within those two towns in 1940. A few […]

"Robbed of My Childhood" by Mary Jane Cutting

I am trying to track down a copy of a book my great-great grandmother wrote. The book, “Robbed of My Childhood,” was written by Mary Jane Cutting in 1968 (just two years before she passed away). Within it contains a largely autobiographical account of her childhood (with a few names and places changed) and how awful her […]