Ladies and Gentlemen, only 13 days until the release of the 1940 United States Federal Census records. There are many options to help index these records, so join up through the Associate of Professional Genealogists or FamilySearch or Ancestry.
If you are from Pennsylvania, this is a really big year. The Bureau of Vital Statistics released birth records from 1906 and death records 1906-1961. With this and the 1940 census, this could advance some of your research a few more generations.
And don’t forget to watch Who Do You Think You Are? this Friday at 8 pm. Helen Hunt is the featured descendant. This is a great show, but it isn’t as easy as it looks. I’m always surprised when they bring out the really old southern records. I thought they were all burned in the war. It is mostly knowing where to look.