Veterans Day: Always remember how freedom is preserved

Veterans Day. Armistice Day. Day of Remembrance. Whatever you call it, it’s a day to honor those who have served in the military to help protect freedoms around the world. I have many relatives who served the U.S. citizens. Among them, my Dad, Bill Stuart, served in WWII, Great Great Grandfather William Slaker was in […]

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No great danger of her ever marrying again

The War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Records are filled with family details.  These records are housed at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, they are in deteriorating condition. William Lamson served in the War of 1812 in a New York militia unit led by Captain Cornelius Dubois. His War of 1812 Pension […]

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Fold3.com now has 100,000,000 images!

This recent press release from Fold3.com is reason to celebrate! Fold3 now has more than one hundred million images on the website. I know I have found some wonderful information on the website. It is a subscription website and well worth the cost. Fold3.com is also where the War of 1812 Pension Records are being […]

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National Archives puts more workshops online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                July 30, 2012 National Archives Puts More Popular Records Workshops Online More “Know Your Records” videos now available on National Archives’ YouTube Channel Washington, DC… The National Archives has launched new online videos of its most popular genealogy “how to” workshops. These videos cover “hot topics” in genealogical research such as Civil […]

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