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News You Can Use in Your New York Research

In the past few weeks, both FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com have each updated 2 New York collections. 96 more words

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SLC Trip Day #1

There is nothing like going into a research trip while still recovering from a performance weekend! But I am happily on vacation, crossing off a bucket list item by taking a week to do research at the Family History Library in Salt Lake Cityona trip hosted by the… 147 more words

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United States Utah Applications for Indian War Medals 1905–1912

This project consists of applications and other correspondence submitted by veterans or next of kin to procure a medal for veterans who participated in the Indian wars in Utah from 1850 to 1872. 3,986 more words

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Pa. Lawmakers Eye More Penalties For Faking Military Records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit. 125 more words

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A Major New Research Resource: The Astonishing Records of the U.S. Sanitary Commission

Next week at the New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC), the NYG&B is sponsoring a lecture by Terry Koch-Bostic on the records of the U.S. 98 more words

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John Tristram Tasker World War One

My great-grandfather John Tristram Tasker served as a Gunner in the Canadian Expeditionary Force with the 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, Canadian Field Artillery from 25 FEB 1915 until honourably discharged on 29 MAY 1919. 31 more words

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Six word Saturday: trying to decipher another war record

Having learned as much as I could about the military service and death of Eric Gray, I’m now ready to research the story of his older brother Wallace. 13 more words

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