first woman representative

Double Your Family Research!

On Election Day, ninety years ago today (7 November 1916), Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Women have come a long way since then! Want to double your family history files? Well then, you need to fully research your female ancestors. I know, you are thinking “that is easier said than done”, what with women changing their names when they