Let’s face it! We all start with two parents and four grandparents – except in blended types of families that is. And the number doubles as you move further back in generations.
The year was 1900 and the residents of the Mott Haven community in North New York City were preparing for the 12th Census of the US. The area was quite different than it is today. Now, over 110 years later, what did neighbors know about their family connections? The answer to the question is obscure … [Read more…]