Category Archives: Census

Robert Shane and the Agricultural Census

There are several agricultural census years available at Ancestry.com and possibly other sites as well… I got started on Ancestry so my information comes from them.  One of the things that happened was I couldn’t find my ancestor Robert Shane … Continue reading

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Land Rush and the Shanes

What do you think of when the words “land rush” come to mind?  Oklahoma, California, or maybe Alaska?  Did you know that there was also a land rush in Iowa?  Prior to Iowa’s territorial status most who came to the … Continue reading

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Gaining Control of My Time – HA-HA!

My cousin Jan and I were talking the other day about about the frustration of never having enough time to work on our genealogy/family history projects… I think Jan said something like:  “So much to do, so little time.”  Ain’t … Continue reading

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