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  by Johni Cerny Congress authorized three types of pensions for Revolutionary War veterans and their […]
by Johni Cerny Edward Bourne’s Questionnaire Edward Bourne, a member of Company K, 3rd Confederate Infantry, […]
by Johni Cerny Few records so rich with biographical and genealogical information have gone unnoticed more […]
  Abscess An Abcess forms when pus accumulates in a localized area of the body. An […]
by Johni Cerny, B.S., F.U.G.A While American colonists knew of the mountains looming less than 200 […]
  -C- c., ca. (abbreviation)about or around, from the Latin word circa. Cajun derivative of the word […]
  -A- abstract abbreviated transcription of a document or record that includes the date of the […]
-B- b. (abbreviation) born. B (abbreviation) black, indicating race. banns public announcement of an intended marriage, generally […]
  Declarations of Intention  say a lot about someone applying to become a naturalized citizen of the […]
Pierce Butler, a Major in the British Army, was born to an aristocratic Irish family on […]
Napoléon Bonaparte established the French Empire, also known as the Napoléonic Empire,  in 1804 and immediately installed […]
Alexander III became Tsar of Russia on March 13, 1881, the day Alexander II was assassinated […]
Back in the 1990s, I wanted to do a piece about the person who would be […]
Bobby Greenlease in 1953 The first series of newspaper articles that captured my interest as a […]
SS Sultana On April 27, 1865, twelve days after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, the SS Sultana, a […]
While very few American frontiersmen married a “Cherokee Princess”, thousands wed Native Americans before 1906. If […]
Lineages, Inc. works with attorneys, trust officers, and private parties to locate heirs to estates at […]
Document everything! Train yourself to photocopy or transcribe the title page(s) of a publication or the […]
After you compile a family group sheet, pedigree chart, genealogy, or family history, check exact dates […]
Don’t believe everything you read about your ancestors in books or family trees posted online! Genealogies […]