Got To Go T'other Way - Taking a Different Route in Genealogy Research

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Got To Go T'other Way - Taking a Different Route in Genealogy Research

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There's a New England saying that I like a lot about a person asking for directions: "Ya can't get there from here - Ya got to go t'other way." So it is with genealogical research. Sometimes "ya got to go t'other way." The norway phone number list challenge is to find the other way. Sophisticated types call it thinking outside the box. It might also be called following the paper trail.

Researching school records in Nebraska can be a bit of a challenge. Town and city schools were more organized, while rural schools were a little less so. Once a year, however, many districts were norway phone number list required to take a school census. This could include the names of the parents and children to the age of 18 or 20 who were not married. Attendance records may norway phone number list also be available. Although siblings may not be identified, the records would indicate if there was an illness or when a student started attending the school or if the family moved.
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Finding school records may be a bit difficult. The Nebraska State Historical Society has records for Lancaster and Gage counties on microfilm. Records for schools that are still in existence may norway phone number list still be at the school. If there had been a County Superintendent of Schools, they may have gone to that office. norway phone number list As rural school districts consolidated, that position was eliminated. The records may be at the courthouse or have been destroyed. A check of a local museum should also be considered; occasionally, volunteers managed to save the records.



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