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When NOT to Hire a Records Retrieval Person

Today Jennifer Holik's article, "When NOT to Hire a Genealogy or Record Retrieval Person," showed up in my news feed. As a fan of Ms. Holik's I was anxious to read her thoughts on this matter. I was not disappointed.... Continue Reading →

Civil War Pension Records: A Wealth of Information

Did you know that there is a wealth of information hidden in Civil War pension records? I certainly didn't until recently, when these recordsĀ helped me to beginĀ knocking down a long-standing brick wall in my own family's genealogy. I thought that... Continue Reading →

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