July 3, 2014
Previously, Stanczyk has written about what is available online for the former Gubernia (or Województwo) Kielce. In this article I am listing the SzukajWArchiwach.pl parishes online with year ranges and scan image counts. Please notice that links are provided for you to go directly to those you are interested in or you can go to the list of all parishes available (since as you know an article like this becomes out of date periodically).
Parishes (Parafia): Brzegach, Chomentowie, Ciernie, Imielnie, Jędrzejowie, Korytnicy, Kozłowie, Krzcięcicach, Łukowej
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July 14, 2012
This year the 1940 Census came out. By law the census is released after 72 years. So anyone you may want to find in the US Census must be at least 72 years old this year.
Do you have the urge to peer at the Presidents in the census? Well then you are in luck! The National Archives has developed a web page on the US Presidents recorded in the US Census. George Walker Bush (#43) has only just turned 66 this month so he is not there. President Bill Clinton will turn 66 next month, ergo he too has not yet appeared in the US Census. So President George H. W. Bush (#41) is the last President to appear in the census. Here is the 1930 Census (CT, Fairfield, Greenwich, ED: 1-134, SHT 4A) in which the president is five years old. Now that is Ancestry.com so you need a membership to view the image.
NARA – Presidents in the Census (click on the link to go to their website)
I had fun looking at Thomas Jefferson. Many of the Presidents are recorded in more than one census. The links open to a page of census images and even a picture of the President. This might be a novel add-on for K-12 History Curriculum. Also a nice way to work the genealogy subject into history (or vice-versa). All in all, this genealogical slant on history may spur new ideas for research.
My thanks to the NARA librarians/researchers who provided such a valuable resource!
I also want to thank @NYPLMilstein (twitter) who posted this tidbit on twitter.