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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 16 September 2019

I saw today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 16 September 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-16-september-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 16 September 2019 FamilySearch added over 1 million new, free, historical records this week from 1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration … Continue reading

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The Fiery Spotsylvania Court House Battle and John Hopkins — The Boating Genealogists

On May 12, 1864 at 4:30 a.m. the Union Second Corps attacked Muleshoe salient at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia under the command of Major General Winfield S. Hancock leading to some of the most violent fighting in the Civil War. … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019

I saw today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-9-september-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019 FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Germany, Panama, Paraguay, … Continue reading

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Researching Formerly Enslaved African Americans – FamilySearch September 6, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch – Researching Formerly Enslaved African Americans – FamilySearch September 6, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-research/. With methodical research, you can often find slave records to fill out the story of ancestors. FamilySearch holds many such online records and … Continue reading

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African American Soldiers in the Civil War – FamilySearch September 5, 2019

I noticed this recently on FamilySearch, but it links to an earlier article from August 26, 2019 –African American Soldiers in the Civil War – FamilySearch September 5, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/african-american-soldiers-civil-war/. Summary African Americans have served in every modern conflict since the Revolutionary War. For … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of September 4, 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of  04 September 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-4-september-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 4 September 2019 FamilySearch added over 3 million Native American census rolls from … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 August 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of  29 August 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-august-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 August 2019 FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in August of 2019 … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 August 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of  26 August 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-26-august-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 August 2019 FamilySearch added nearly 5 million New York death records from 1880-1956. Additional … Continue reading

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African American Soldiers in the Civil War – FamilySearch August 26, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – African American Soldiers in the Civil War – FamilySearch August 26, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/united-states-colored-troops/. You will often see US CT, US CHA, or something similar on military headstones. African Americans have served in every modern conflict … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 August 2019

I saw last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of19  August 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-19-august-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 August 2019 FamilySearch added over 7 million U.S. World War II draft registration cards this … Continue reading

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