Filling in Holes

Scholefield Family Tree The table from the last post points to the fact that I need to locate Abigail in 1850. This is another instance where we have to try name variations to get the needed source. This time she is listed under the name “Abigal Schofield.” George B. Schofield, 28, M, Farmer, 960, New …

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Connecticut Leads

Scholefield Family Tree Now that a general (but unverified) place is known for the Burnham family, the next step is to see if a likely father for Arnold was located in the area. Therefore, we search the 1810 and 1820 census for possible fathers in the Hartford, Connecticut, area. A search of the 1810 Census …

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The Burnham Side

Scholefield Family Tree There are several books online which contain information about Abigail’s family: Genealogical Records of Thomas Burnham, the emigrant, Genealogy of the Olmstead Family in America, and The Descendants (by the female line) of Joseph Loomis all found at Google Books. These three sources reveal that: Abigail Burnham was born 8 Jan 1788 …

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IGI — Maybe a Blessing?

Scholefield Family Tree Another resource available on FamilySeach is the International Genealogical Index (IGI). This index contains indexes to microfilm which contain vital records and to patron submitted information. It is recommended that all information located on the IGI be verified. One reason is that vital records may contain more information than was extracted or …

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