Category Archives: Military

Tombstone Tuesday: Friendship, Love and Truth

This tombstone for George H. Boggs is in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, Ohio. It shows membership in two organizations: the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Grand Army of the Republic. The Independent Order of Odd Fellows … Continue reading

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More military resources

From the latest issue of Genealogy Gems, published by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne: In the “Our Military Heritage” portion of GenealogyCenter.info are the following new resources: Civil War: –Abstract of General Orders … Continue reading

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Our Military Heritage

The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana has done it again. They’ve come up with another wonderful resource for genealogists: Our Military Heritage Our Military Heritage has numerous digitized books that are full-text searchable. … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Indexing and the National Archives

They’re at it again! This time, FamilySearch Indexing has announced a partnership with the National Archives. The press release states: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the United States and FamilySearch today announced an agreement that will lead … Continue reading

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OhioWarStories.org

With the advent of Ken Burns’ new WWII documentary, The War, we are certain to see more and more projects to capture the memories of WWII veterans. When you consider that they are dying at the rate of approximately 1,000 … Continue reading

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WeRelate.org

WeRelate.org is a relatively new site with a lot of potential. It is based on a wiki model, which will make it very easy for researchers to collaborate on common areas of interest. I’ve just dabbled with putting up some … Continue reading

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What’s the picture?

When I set up this blog, I was drawn to the MistyLook template by Sadish [NOTE: I have since changed to Tarski 1.1.3 by Benedict Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson]. One of the things I liked was how easy it is … Continue reading

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