A Look Back: The 1910 Census

2019-02-13T11:46:50-04:00September 4th, 2018|Tags: |

The main purpose of collecting census data is to distribute congressional seats, electoral votes and appropriate funding. However, historians and genealogists have found census information to be of critical importance in researching a town’s or family’s history. Here's a look back to the 1910 census and some of the information we found about our town.

Poquonock Roots and Spiritual Wings: Missionary Traditions in the Marshall Family

2019-02-13T12:20:38-04:00November 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Carrie Phelps Marshall Kendrick (1883-1963) was regarded as one of Poquonock's history keepers. Born on lands that had been farmed by her family for eight generations, I wondered what drew Carrie to Georgia where she married her husband Alexis Dawson Kendrick (1873-1931) in 1904 and began family life.

First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2017-10-20T15:23:38-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

Just starting out? Experienced but stumped? Want access to Ancestry.com and other genealogy databases? We now have access to Ancestry's international databases with our World Explorer account. Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and [...]