Hayward N. and Lottie D. Hoyt

Hoyt Family Tree I ran across Hayward and Lottie when I was working on a project to create a map of the enumeration districts on the 1930 Tucson Census. Unfortunately, for several districts, the descriptions were not helpful: “excluding the city.” Checking the pages provided street names and other identifying notes for some. The Hoyts …

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Hutcheson Report

Hutcheson Case Study After finding so much conflicting information, what is the answer? The Facts about O.O. Hutcheson This report resolves many of the bits of differing information which was found throughout this case. A likely date of birth is identified, and Oril is tied to both his wife and children and his parents and …

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Ancestral File Helpful?

Hutcheson Case Study As I have mentioned on this blog before, there are certain resources out there that are “iffy” because they contain no citation information. I ran across one of those on this case. In Ancestral File at FamilySearch.org (if you haven’t looked recently, the site has had a makeover!) I have located the …

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What is his age?

Hutcheson Case Study So far, the information regarding Oril’s death is consistent. Now to try to trace back to discover the facts about his birth. Remember that it is always best to work from the known to the unknown. Therefore, the 1930 census should be my first stop. Here is the information about Oril from …

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Oril’s Obit

Hutcheson Case Study There are currently two places I can go online to get scans of the Tucson newspapers. GenealogyBank has older issues. And Newspaper Archive has issues from around the 50s. Several sources have text from the newer issues from this century. So, Oril’s obituary is available at Newspaper Archive. And it implies an …

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