The McLeods of Schenectady

Just by looking at U.S. and New York Census records for the McLeods of Schenectady, I’ve figured out a bit of their story, and it’s left me very interested to learn more.


Adding up indirect evidence – and grabbing all those bits of information

I love finding stuff like this. My husband’s grandmother, Dorothy (Keane) Burns, was listed in the 1930 U.S. Census as a little girl (age 5), niece of the head of household (Edmund Sweeney), and living at 523 West 135th Street in Manhattan, New York.1 Also in the household were: Ellen Sweeney, Edmund’s wife (age 36,... Continue Reading →

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