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Revolutionary War Pension Lists Military Records

Military pension records are among the most authoritative sources of genealogical information because they were granted on the basis of approved applications. Pension applications had to be supported...

New York Revolutionary War Records, 1775-1840

This lookup request includes information gathered from a great variety of sources including muster and payrolls, historical essays, biographies, meeting minutes, correspondence, land records, and...

Paid Military Record Lookups

Welcome to the Paid Military Record Lookups section. Many of these records are available for free on AncestralFindings.com in the Free Military Record Lookups section.  Please note that the links...

This Weeks Free Lookups (2014-07-27)

Massachusetts Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, 1861-1865 Military Records The materials date from 1861 to 1865 and follow the military careers of Massachusetts servicemen and their commanding officers...

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Moved from Maryland to Kentucky betwen 1823 and 1830.  Served in Bussey’s Scouts during the Civil War, died during or shortly thereafter.  Hard to find info, as the powers that be destroyed all...

Using the 1890 US Veterans Schedule

Did you know that alternative records exist to help you fill in the gaps left by the loss of most of the 1890 US federal census? There are several such sources. One of the most useful, but little use...

The State Capitals: Kentucky

Frankfort is the capital of the state of Kentucky. While it is not the best known of the state capitals, it is just as important as the others, and plays a large role in the state and national...

Using Honor Rolls to Trace Your WWI Ancestors

If you are researching your WWI ancestors, don’t forget to check for honor rolls where they may be mentioned. Honor rolls were used for calling attention to both men and women at home and on the...

The State Capitals: Illinois

The city of Springfield, Illinois is the capital city of that state. It was not the first capital, but the third. Yet, it came to be the most important city in the state, besides Chicago. Here is the...

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

If you are looking for something historic, educational, and just plain fun for the whole family, consider a day out at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park. This park is centered around the historic...

Harriet Tubman: Unsung Heroes of the Civil War

Harriet Tubman is well-known as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, but not as well-known for her exemplary Civil War service as a nurse, scout, and spy for the Union. Here is her remarkable and...

A Look at the 1840 US Federal Census

The 1840 US federal census is the sixth one done by the United States, and the first one that has most of the pages still available for use by researchers today. It is a far more valuable research...

The Last Holdout of the Confederacy

Town Line is a tiny hamlet in upstate New York near the Canadian border that inexplicably voted to secede and join the Confederacy during the Civil War. No one knows why to this day. Here is the...

Famous Civil War Battlefields

If you believe the purpose of a vacation is to truly make you feel an emotion you can’t really achieve during your normal day, you might want to consider traveling to one of America’s famed...