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Pick An Ancestor, Any Ancestor

I was feeling a bit overwhelmed about what (or who) to write about next so I decided to just close my eyes and pick a name from my tree and see what I could share about him or her.  545 more words


Battle of Oak Hills or Wilson's Creek

Report of Brig. Gen. J.H. McBride, Missouri State Guard (Confederate)

Camp On Wilson’s Creek August 10, 1861

General: This morning a little after 6 o’clock, while at breakfast, I received orders from you to form my command in line. 431 more words

In Their Own Words

Memorial Day Memories: Uncle Wendall Laverne Larson KIA, Korean War

My Uncle Wendall Laverne Larson at age 23 died serving his country during the Korean War.  Wendall’s toe tag

His military records state that,

“Cpl. Larson was KIA at approx 1900 hours, on 22 October 1951, near Nodong-Ni, North Korea.   1,232 more words


The Waterloo Connection

One of my favourite things is spending time with my mother at Register House in Edinburgh. Together we have uncovered a lot of information on our family and picked up a lot of certificates. 797 more words