Monthly Archives: February 2015

Military Records of the Great War

Last weekend I made a presentation to the East Texas Genealogy Society in Tyler. It was the second of a series on World War I. This one is called Military Records for the Great War. Believe me, thousands, if not … Continue reading

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From a Simple Question to an Interesting Search

It all began with a simple question. Why did Rhoda sell eighty acres of her husband’s 320-acre homestead in 1864 when he was still living and supposedly without his consent? Perhaps it was because Texas is a community property state. … Continue reading

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