Tag Archives: Kansas

New British military records from World War 2 and beyond – FindMyPast Fridays May 29, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. I shortened the items as it would have been over 800 words if I included the entire article. Here’s the direct link … Continue reading

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Sedgwick County Commission Decision – May 28, 2020

Recently, the governor of Kansas introduced Phase I of re-opening the economy; followed later by Phase 1.5. Phase II went into effect last Friday and the next phase goes into effect no earlier than June 8. Phase Out, the last … Continue reading

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Horace Greeley Museum, Tribune – Kansas Tuesdays May 26, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Discover family war stories in more new World War 2 records – FindMyPast Fridays May 22, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link – Discover family war stories in more new World War 2 records: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/us-ww2-records Liam Kelly 22 May 2020 … Continue reading

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Kearny County Museum, Lakin – Kansas Tuesdays May 19, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Been Expecting This for a While; Someone Who Matches on Both of My Parents Lines – May 15, 2020

As a starter, my mother was born in Mississippi; her mother’s side was Mississippi/Louisiana tracing back to Acadian roots. On her father’s side, he was from Kansas with his father from Ohio and his grandfather from Pennsylvania. On my father’s … Continue reading

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More fascinating World War 2 records released – FindMyPast Fridays May 15, 2020

Updated: added more information. This is going to be shorter than normal as I am doing it on my phone. I didn’t see it last night. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  My goal is to edit … Continue reading

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Gray County Courthouse, Cimarron – Kansas Tuesdays May 12, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Why Cemeteries Aren’t Profitable in the Long Run – Tombstone Tuesdays May 12, 2020

I have distant family members, who are in the cemetery business. They run cemeteries or work for cemeteries. This is not a lesson I learned from them. It’s a lesson I learned locally where I have no family members working … Continue reading

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Vintage photos from World War 2 and beyond online for the first time – FindMyPast Fridays May 8, 2020

Updated: added more information. This is going to be shorter than normal as I am doing it on my phone. I didn’t see it last night. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  My goal is to edit … Continue reading

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