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ELIZABETH'S GENEALOGY GEMS

Blog posts: "genealogy research"

What killed Hanora Conners' babies?

January 9, 2012

Strange, the things we remember from childhood …

I remember my grandmother, Mary Hannah (Clark) Cleary telling me that her grandmother had three children that died.  I was a little girl, no more than ten or eleven years old, sitting at the top of the stairs at her home on Middle Street in Florence…

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Military Pension Files: What's in them?

November 14, 2011

Recently, I requested and received a military pension file for my g-grandfather, who fought in the Civil War. I knew about his service years ago. In fact, a cousin conducted extensive research on our great-grandfather’s military service a number of years ago. I was not convinced that we would glean …

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