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Finding my Revolutionary War Ancestors in the DAR

I happened to read the Eastman Online Genealogy newletter yesterday morning (on the Fourth of July, in the U.S.) as I was drinking my first cup of coffee and one of the articles was about finding your Revolutionary War patriots

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Pat and Judy Go to Hartford–Part II

Pat and I are getting ready for another adventure at the Connecticut State Library and Archives in Hartford. My goal in Hartford is to continue to learn about the Davies family of New Haven.  You can read about the Davies

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The Shelton Image Collection

I have decided to name it the Shelton Images Collection. I am going to make it my first fully described archived collection. It is a small self-contained set, so I should be able to accomplish this. I know how important

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Pat and Judy Go To Hartford

Judy wrote this and sent me the draft to look at and I couldn’t resist adding my own comments.  She was nice enough to say she liked them, so they’re still here.  I am putting my words in italics so

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More Civil War stories

Wounded on Morris Island, South Carolina, 1863 For this story, I decided to first present the story that Grandpa Lyle remembered being told as a young boy and then to copy what Grandpa Minor had said in his diary.  The

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