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1900 US Census: Portuguese Names in Kawaihau District, Kauai, Territory of Hawaii

This is the second installment in the series of indexes listing the Portuguese names in the 1900 U.S. Federal Census for the island of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii.  The first index covers Hanelei District. This index covers Kawaihau District.  The majority of the people in this district will most likely be found at the Kealia… Continue reading 1900 US Census: Portuguese Names in Kawaihau District, Kauai, Territory of Hawaii

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks · About My Ancestors · Census Research · Education Systems · Hawaii Genealogy

52 Ancestors Week 35: Were Theodoro and Maria Educated?

This week’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks theme is schooling.  I’ve written quite a bit about this topic this year.  This time I would like to answer the question as to whether my Azorean great grandparents, Theodoro and Maria (de Braga) Pacheco Smith, had any schooling in Hawaii? Schooling For Children was Part of the… Continue reading 52 Ancestors Week 35: Were Theodoro and Maria Educated?

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1930 Census Background Information

The 1930 Census enumeration began on 1 April 1930. The census spans 2,667 rolls of microfilm. The information was recorded by Enumerators or Census Takers. Each enumerator was assigned an enumeration district. It took approximately 4 weeks to complete. Although enumeration could take weeks to complete, all information is recorded as of 1 Apr 1930.… Continue reading 1930 Census Background Information

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The 1900 Census got the Menaud’s all wrong

I missed this entry in the 1900 Census for several years.  I was looking for Romain and Madeleine Menaud, with daughter. Mary Lacazette (from Madeleine’s first marriage).  But, they were nowhere to be found.  It took learning more about the family to root them out. The Menaud surname is rare in California in 1900.  Even… Continue reading The 1900 Census got the Menaud’s all wrong

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SNGF: Fearless Female Prompt of the Day

Randy Seaver has asked us to take a prompt from the Fear Females list created by Lisa Alzo for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.  I’ve chosen today’s prompt which is to take a family document and write a narrative about it. My Great Aunt Margaret Jackson married Alfred Fafri sometime in the early 1940s…somewhere.  No one… Continue reading SNGF: Fearless Female Prompt of the Day