Monthly Archives: November 2015

Civil War Pension: Samuel Kenly

Private Samuel Kenly served during the Civil War as part of Company M, 5th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery unit from 30 August 1864 to 30 June 1865.  Samuel married Hannah Willis in Kittanning, Pa on 27 November 1873.  Samuel and Hannah settled … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Civil War Pension: John M Hays

John M Hays is a 2nd great granduncle and brother of William B Hayes who died during the Civil War. John has a pension packet that is 138 pages long and there are a several interesting things going on in … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Civil War Pension: William H Shoch

William was Charlie’s 2nd great granduncle.  William never married and each census record finds him living in different households, but always with some member of the extended family. To be honest, William’s 41 page pension is a bit of a … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Civil War Pension: Col. Samuel Yohe

Colonel Samuel Yohe served in the 1st Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was married to my husbands 3rd great grandaunt, Caroline Woolman Reeves.  The Reeves family is one of my dead ends; I know Carrie’s parents are Henry Reeves and … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shop Small Business 2015!

Get a 20% discount on GenDetective 2 when you purchase between November 25th and December 1st, 2015!  Use code shopsm15 at checkout.

Posted in Genealogy software | Leave a comment

Civil War Pension: Andrew Shoch or is it Shock?

Andrew Shoch or Andrew Shock?  Are they the same person or are they different people? This is a common question raised in many Civil War pensions; in fact I have seen it in happen now in 3 different pensions that … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Civil War Pension: William B Hayes

William B Hayes is one of my 2nd great granduncles.  He served in the Civil War enlisting on 18 August 1862 as a Private in Company K of the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry.  Unfortunately, William succumbed to “Typhoid Fever” on 7 November … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy software | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment