30 April 2011

Back Ups: High, Low & No Tech - Which is For You?

Everyday Genealogy: Back Ups: High, Low & No Tech - Which is For You?: "Living in Florida for the last 30 years has made me very aware of Mother's Nature wrath. Unfortunately the storms that hit Alabama and Georg..."

27 April 2011

Spring Cleaning - A Genealogist's Nightmare!

Everyday Genealogy: Spring Cleaning - A Genealogist's Nightmare!: "It happens about once a year, my mom decides that the house, basement or garage is too cluttered. Since I live in Florida and mom lives in I..."

22 April 2011

Enjoy the Holidays and Create a Family Cookbook

Everyday Genealogy: Enjoy the Holidays and Create a Family Cookbook: "Family Gatherings There are a few times a year when the entire family gathers around the dining room table and shares a meal. Everyone has ..."

20 April 2011

The Revolutionary War - 236 Years Ago Today

Everyday Genealogy: The Revolutionary War - 236 Years Ago Today: "With all the articles and programs about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War I almost missed another significant anniversary. Today is th..."

16 April 2011

Civil War Research - Pension Files, Battles and V...

Everyday Genealogy: Civil War Research - Pension Files, Battles and V...: "This week marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Growing up I was a history buff - European History. The Civil War n..."

14 April 2011

The Titanic, Megan Smolenyak and My Family Tree

Everyday Genealogy: The Titanic, Megan Smolenyak and My Family Tree: "My family's genealogy has always been boring compared to most. There are no tales of Native Indian princesses or connections to Billy the Ki..."

09 April 2011

Rootsweb Message Boards-The Gift That Keeps on Giv...

Everyday Genealogy: Rootsweb Message Boards-The Gift That Keeps on Giv...: "Everyone is always eager to learn about the newest search engine, online database or social networking site. But there it is, like that depe..."

07 April 2011

PCGS Meeting April 9,2011

“Let the Battle Begin” or How to find military databases on the internet. by Virginia Britten, April 2011



Overload set in the minute I entered these three words on the Google search engine, “ Military Research Databases”. I could not believe the information out there that has been posted online since I last searched this topic.

I found pension papers for my Revolutionary patriot that I had paid good money for in the 90’s right there online for everyone to see. This was marvelous. I found my great grandfather John S. Perkins Civil War Draft Registration card, and I was not aware of that database.

Soon, I was overwhelmed with data and places to find data. I will tell you about a few of them today and hope you will be lucky in finding your ancestor’s military records or the location of those records.


The first two reserch results were these:


Want to know what they are? Then, please feel free to join us at this meeting April 9, 2011 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 9016 Fort King Road, Dade City, Florida at 10 A.M. until noon.

06 April 2011

Planning Vacations, Genealogy Research and Family ...

Everyday Genealogy: Planning Vacations, Genealogy Research and Family ...: "Too many times we think that genealogy research and family time do not mix. Granted, your son or daughter, niece or nephew or granchild may ..."

02 April 2011

You Wrote It - But Will People Read It?

Technology Tamers: Readability Statistics: "My presentation partner Pattie used to be my boss. When I worked for Pattie, she always wanted me to write on a sixth grade level. Try as I ..."