The National Archives will host for the very first time a Virtual Genealogy Fair September 3 – 4, 2013 from 10 AM – 5 PM daily . . . woo-hoo!
The Servicemen’s Dependents Allowance Act of 1942, signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, provided a much needed allowance to the wives, children, and certain dependent relatives of servicemen in the lower grades (privates, private first class, technician 5th grade, corporal, technician 4th grade, and sergeant) of the Army. Relatives and dependents were divided into … [Read more...]
It’s Follow Friday and I continue my tribute to Veterans by recommending three major websites that I use to document my family’s service; enjoy! U. S. Military Collection is one of my personal favorite collections at Ancestry.com! Ancestry — noted for being the world’s largest online collection of family history resources — has millions of military records … [Read more...]
We are just a week away from the release of the 1940 Census and thanks to the National Archives, they have setup a direct link to the 1940 Census records at http://www.archives.gov/research/census/1940/ and a brief, yet informative video I’ve posted below, for anyone planning to access these records on April 2, 2012. So why is the … [Read more...]