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The names of 350 Confederate soldiers buried as 'Unknowns' in the Confederate Cemetery here will now be forever emblazoned on memorial walls facing their graves as a result of the work of a local historian. Brown Park now has four granite walls commemorating 1,150 Confederate soldiers buried in the adjacent Marietta Confederate Cemetery after two new memorial walls were installed Monday.
Meg Hacker, director of the National Archives Fort Worth , presented a "Deciphering Dawes Census Cards" workshop to help local genealogists navigate records that can often be confusing. Hacker explained that the Dawes Commission was created by the US government to "destroy the tribal structure and determine the final roll and to determine who would be a bona fide member of the tribe."
He's the man accused in the Eby Avenue shooting caught up tape. But Charles Benson, 25, was once a young kid growing up in Fort Wayne.
The Ancestry genealogy resource is free to use every day at the Library. How far back would you like to trace your family tree? Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unlock the secrets held by census reports, military records, birth certificates and death notices in this hands-on workshop.
The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting the "Southern Studies Showcase" in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Over a hundred people are registered to attend this exciting event.
John Sellers will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society at 7 p.m. Monday, September 15. He will discuss finding family information in marriage and divorce papers.
Moving from newcomer to acceptance in a small town takes time. Then, suddenly, you're no longer the people who bought the Atherton house -- you're just there in your own house and someone asks you to be on a committee.
Dorothy Carroll's headstone spent 156 years at an Ontario cemetery until her great-great-grandson Tim Carroll moved it to Traverse City. Peter Carroll was buried in Traverse City and wife Dorothy's remains were in Ontario.
Sept. 18: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library , Main Branch 900 Conover Dr., Grand Prairie, 75051 has volunteer genealogy members who introduce patrons to the genealogy room in the library on the third Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20: National Archives Fort Worth is open the third Saturday of every month, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Computers, microfilm machines, and free printing available.
Not everyone would experience a sense of discomfiture while viewing the works of such Renaissance Masters as Titian or Rembrandt. But that is exactly what the noted novelist and critic, Amit Chaudhuri, felt while on a visit to the Louvre.
ISO of birth father, Full name: Wallace Elton Claymore from Wisconsin. He may have had several siblings and worked as a hotel desk clerk in Los Angeles at the start of WWII.
Do you ever wonder when your grandparents or great-grandparents came to America? Or how they got here? Your family's story is important and should be preserved for future generations. You might know the names of your parents and grandparents but there is much more to every family's story.
First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing of Fredonia has waited the longest out of any American - 151 years - to receive a Medal of Honor, and that wait is continuing for just a little bit longer.
Heritage Open Days 11am-midday at The Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street, Leek. Also on Thursday.
With a goal to write a short narrative of William Long or Lang during the Civil War era and afterward, this article will discuss the sources, citations and information gleaned from each record type. The second step in the Board for Certification of Genealogists Genealogical Proof Standards reads that the genealogist will provide accurate citations for all sources.
A Family History and Heritage Day is being held at Eastleigh Library, in the Swan Centre, hosted by Staunton Park Genealogy Centre, on October 4 from 10am to 3.30pm.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:15 am
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