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Is there going to be a GenDetective version 3?

Yes, we are busy working on GenDetective v3!  When will it be available?  The short answer is, we don’t know for sure.  Our best guess, at this time, is in the Fall of 2017. What’s going to be in it?  Our … Continue reading

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2016: The Year I Broke Thru 2 Genealogy Brick Walls!

At the end of each year, I look back at my research and celebrate my research progress, and what at fantastic year 2016 was. For the second year in a row, I did not disown anyone!  I broke through 2 brick walls … Continue reading

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Jackpot!

As odd as many genealogists find it, I do not just chase down the military records of my direct ancestors, but also for the grand-uncle and the spouses of the grand-aunt, ok as long as I am confessing, and the 1st … Continue reading

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Local Tax Records

On Friday (Jan 22) I made a trip to the Northampton County PA Archives.  The archives is located north of Easton in Forks township and the staff are wonderful.  It was not my first trip to this archive but it was … Continue reading

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Hello New Ancestors

2015 was a great year for my genealogy and family research.  For starters I didn’t disown anyone and that is really good news!  One of the things I do at the end of the year is look back over the … Continue reading

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Civil War Pensions: The GenDetective Reports

Given my recent focus on Civil War pensions, I was asked how I figure out who served and who received pensions.  For me, preparing to research Civil War pensions at the National Archives is two step process.  The first step is to identify … Continue reading

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Civil War Pensions: Cunningham Kenley

Cunningham Kenley, yes his parents really did saddle him with his mothers maiden name, was my 3rd great granduncle and first cousin 5x removed.  Tracing Cunningham allowed me to find the proof I needed for the second line to the … Continue reading

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