Daily Archives: June 4, 2012

Helen Koehler

Today we celebrate Helen Koehler of 61 David Avenue, Jackson, who died June 3, 2012 at age 100+. Daughter of Hungarian immigrants, she graduated from Case Western Reserve School of Education “in the depth of the depression.” Interacting with Helen, one always learned something. She loved all of nature — animals, plants, the cosmos —… Read More »

The Ancestry Insider: 1940 Census Update for 28 May 2012

FamilySearch Indexing has reached about 50%. FamilySearch has released indexes to six additional states: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, and Vermont. That brings the total to 14. Because these are smaller states, the index represents just about 9% of the total size of the index. The Ancestry.com index is still at about 1.5%. The MyHeritage… Read More »

The Ancestry Insider: War of 1812 Records Free During June

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the commencement of the war, Fold3 has made all of its War of 1812 records free to the public during the month of June. To be clear, the majority of these records are always free and the databases are incomplete. According to Ancestry.com spokesperson, Matthew Deighton, “the collection consists… Read More »