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Thursday, April 29, 2021
the U.S. Census History page at https://www.census.gov/history
This is a great site;
you can find more things than you can imagine.
(1846–1848) veteran Owen Thomas Edgar died September 3, 1929, at the age of
98. Civil War (1861–1865) Union Army veteran Albert Woolson was aged 109 when he died August 2,
1956, outliving Confederate veteran Pleasant Crump, who died at age 104 on December 21, 1951.
Spanish-American War (1898–1902) veteran Nathan E. Cook died on September 10, 1992, age
America's wars lived for decades after the last shots were fired. Daniel F. Bakeman survived the American Revolution (1775–1783) and lived to the age of 109,
dying April 5, 1869. War of 1812 (1812–1815) veteran Hiram Cronk died May 13, 1905, aged 105. Fredrak W. Fraske survived the Indian Wars
(1817–1898) and died on June 18, 1973, aged 101.
the Census Bureau's recent report—Those Who Served: America's Veterans From World
War II to the War on Terror—the United States was home to approximately 18 million veterans
in 2018. Of that number, 6.4 million served during the Vietnam War era
(1964–1975) making up the largest veteran cohort in the United States.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Sunday, April 25, 2021
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Richard Hill's FREE File of 300+ Genetic Genealogy Links UPDATED.
He has added a lot more links to the Richard Hill's Genetic Genealogy Links PDF. That's a free PDF file you can download now. Links include DNA tests, third-party tools, Facebook groups, fascinating and helpful articles, bloggers, books, conferences, interviews, etc. Don't miss separate sections for adoptees near the end. Click here to download the file - https://www.dna-testing-adviser.com/support-files/genetic-genealogy-links.pdf.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
[GSMC occasionally gets notices of other virtual events; We thought you might like this one.]
3rd Annual Research Your Way to Genealogy Answers Virtual Conference
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Speakers will be talking about the following:
Research Over My Shoulder: A Practical Guide to Researching Your Ancestors (Devon Noel Lee)
How To Effectively Research Newspapers For Your Ancestors (Lisa Lisson)
How to Research German Ancestors from the US to their Hometown (Miles Meyer)
Dissecting a Civil War Pension Record-Union & Confederate (Jill Morelli)
The online sessions will begin at 10am Eastern Time on Saturday, 5th June 2021. Some answers to common questions that people have asked us:
1. Yes, the sessions are live. These are not pre-recorded, so if you have questions, then please ask them in the chat during any of the sessions and we'll get them answered.
2. Yes there are door prizes.
3. No, you don't have to be watching the live presentations to win (although we hope you do), everyone who is registered will be eligible to win the door prizes.
4. Yes, recordings of the sessions will be available for 30 days after the virtual conference so even if you can't make the live session, register so that you can watch the recordings.
5. Yes we use our webcams. You don't have to watch slides all the time. You also get to see people.
6. Yes, this event is open to anyone who wants to register. No need to travel or even change out of your pajamas if you don't want to.
As with past events there will be a 5th hour panel discussion where you can ask questions about any of the topics or even anything else related to genealogy and research. Early bird registration is only $19.99 until May 22nd. The regular registration price is $24.99. Learn more at the website (https://www.familyhistoryfanatics.com/researchconference) and register today.
(Thanks to Janet Mobley for this item.)