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of the US Gen Web Project
In March and April,
1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy
Database. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties
in Kentucky, where collected databases would be stored. In addition,
the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an
individual were found in more than one county, they could be located
in the index. At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing
to coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the
contents of the web page. The idea spread across the county, and the
US Gen Web project was born.
If you feel, as
I do, that the US Gen Web Project has been a smashing success, you will
appreciate the enormous effort it took, by thousands of volunteers,
to reach this point. And it could not have been possible without
You are the
reason this project exists, and you are crucial to it's success.
You are the folks who are spending months and years researching
within the counties. You accumulate the knowledge, information,
My job is to put
these pages online, to expand them, and to maintain them to the best
of my ability, and it's a pleasure and joy to do so. But pretty
pages aren't enough - we need CONTENT.
If you feel you
have any little thing that you would like to contribute to Hampden
County, MA, or to ANY US Gen Web county around the country, or if you
have a question, please consider taking a few minutes to drop a line.
remember: Copyright violations will not be tolerated on any USGenWeb
Site. Submitted material must be of your own creation, or with
the approval and written permission of the author, or published prior
to 1923. Click
here to see how to site sources.
Dawn Newton, Hampden County
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page was last updated October 13, 2007