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Archive for December, 2015

Well, Maybe this Project Needs a Super-Computer….

Hello Again, I wish I could report that I’ve narrowed down my searches, and have lots of new ‘old community’ connections nailed down, but I seem to have misplaced my hammer.  I knew when I was growing up in Economy Township ( Boro) that there were sure a lot of Germanic folks to whom I […]

Trying out New Tools

Hello, and Well… I last wrote about being completely confused about the Old Timers of Old Economy in Ambridge, Pa.  Of the hundred member’s surnames listed in the 1930’s, I’ve been able to identify about thirty-five who remained in Ambridge, and surrounding communities,  for a few more decades.  What made an impression on me was […]

Re-thinking and Seeking a Better Means of Presenting The Old Timers

Hello, Whew, I am awash in this winter writing project on Old Economy’s Old Timers Club circa 1930s.  My first attempt of trying to identify some of the members and sorting them into the towns in and around Beaver County, Pa. was a bit of ‘on the job experience’.  But I ran into a real […]

Winter Research Progress Update #1

Hello, A few weeks ago I decided that my winter research project would be learning all I could about the hired workers at Old Economy Village, in Ambridge, Pa. and  then write some essays on my progress.  Maybe some descendants of these workers will find their ancestors’ history on this site.  On my last post […]