Posted by Liv | Filed under Military Monday
really nice feature of Ancestry.com is the ability to create military pages for all veteran ancestors in your family tree! Below is a screenshot of the Military Page I created for my father this month in honor of Veterans Day 2012. Click below to visit the Military Page of Sergeant John Willie Taylor!
Posted by Liv | Filed under Sentimental Sunday
Today is Veterans Day 2012 and since I have not had the honor and privilege of visiting the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia just yet, I was very fortunate and glad that one of the organizations I follow on Twitter – Interment.net (@intermentnet) – shared the link to Voices From the Tomb! After hearing family and friends [...]
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Posted by Liv | Filed under Those Places Thursday
t is “Those Places Thursday” at geneabloggers.com! This blogging prompt allows genea-bloggers a chance to reminiscence about how and where their ancestors lived and to write about “those places” via stories or photos. Today, I’m reminiscent about what life was like for my Texas ancestors in 1940. What really got me thinking about this particular decade in our country’s [...]
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