Tag Archives: Civil War

Meet Me at the Library

As family historians, we all have a powerful tool to use in our research efforts. It is called the internet, and it is in many ways a magic key to getting the information we need to help complete our genealogies. … Continue reading

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A Vacation With A Little Family Genealogy Or Here Are Some Pictures Of My Vacation

Have you ever watched the television show Who Do You Think You Are, and felt a little envious when they fly off to some distant part of the world? I know I have often said to myself, “if only I … Continue reading

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Hiding In Plain Sight

In his book “Descendants of Thomas Dakin of Concord, Massachusetts” A.H. Dakin has my 2nd great grandfather Abraham Morton Dakin death date as January, 1914. The book was printed in 1948 and I thought that more up to date information … Continue reading

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Dead at Gettysburg

This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. I had several ancestors that were actively engaged in this battle. So I went looking for a book that could tell me about this battle. I found “A Field … Continue reading

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