Thursday, January 25, 2024

National Homes for Civil War Soliders

 fold3.com has added records for disabled Civil War soldiers  and sailors who resided in 12 National Homes between 1866-1938. Read about the homes here.

Fold3 can be found on the library website under research tools. Its available 24/7 for library card holders.


Friday, January 5, 2024

Historical abbreviations

Records encountered when doing genealogical research often include abbreviations.  Family History Daily published this list of abbreviations for terms and also for names.

20 Reasons You May Have Trouble Finding An Ancestor In the Census

 From   historyhub.history.gov