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.
My great grandfather was born Benjamin Franklin Wright, about 1892 in Delaware (“near Harrington”). He appears to have been named for his father, Benjamin Franklin Wright, (and presumably also for another, more famous, Benjamin Franklin). My great grandfather though, didn’t much like his given name, and for most of his life went by “Frank B.”... Continue Reading →
Analyzing full census data for Bridgeport City and Fairfield County, Connecticut, in 1920 to get some context for a Polish family of interest living there at the time.