Nearly Half-a-million Oregonians Mapped!

In just the last couple of days we've quietly added the results of work that's been going on for several months now. We've mapped over 380,000 locations for parcels and lots of first landowners in Oregon that include the names of over 464,000 people. This latest addition to…

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New Index and Map Additions (Antique Maps Collection)

We've been adding lots of new content to our Antique Maps Collection. In just the last month, the following county-wide landowner maps came online here at HistoryGeo.com! Additions include new landowner maps and lots of index additions which enable you to zoom directly to people within the maps. Logged-in…

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The Pioneer Woman and the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney, Jr.)

"I don't like black and white movies." At least that was my take on the medium when I was a little kid in the early 1960s. That changed by about age ten when I fell in love with a number of 1940s horror films. I'm talking about the Boris Karloff…

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Manning Football Dynasty's Roots in Copiah County, Mississippi

As a kid, I was border-line fanatical about NFL football. Though my allegiance was to the Dallas Cowboys, I loved everything about the game and followed the fortunes of many of the stars of the day, whether they played for my team or not. A favorite player during my teen…

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Infamous Dr. Crippen of Coldwater, Michigan

[Editor's note: This is the first of what will be many articles here on the HistoryGeo.com blog which will highlight the ancestral origins of the famous and the infamous, first describing why they are noteworthy and then WHERE they and/or their ancestors came from. Links and sources follow…

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HistoryGeo: Get to know me!

Hey there! I’m Greg Boyd, creator of the HistoryGeo.com service. We're excited about getting started with this blog (‘bout time, huh?!) and want to use this first post to briefly introduce just what it is that we do and how we can improve the results you achieve with…

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