Tag: Revolutionary War

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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Oliver Snow (1749-1841) – One of My Patriot Ancestors

In Massachusetts we are celebrating Patriots’ Day today.  It is a holiday celebrating the battles of Lexington and Concord which took place on April 19 in 1775.  So I have been thinking about my patriot ancestors and decided to write

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Pension File—Fact or Fiction?

The theme for this month’s COG is to tell the story of a document that helped you break through a brick wall in the pursuit of truth in genealogy. I thought about it for a while and realized that, while

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