I have some colorful ancestors of my own, bless them. :-) The Confederate Army was not the best record-keepers to start with, if my own ancestors' records are anything to go by, and then they BBQ-ed their records in Richmond when it…"
I was curious about your Peter McKinney and had a few minutes to do a little digging. I found a Peter McKinney who enlisted in Co. G, 10th Georgia Infantry, in May 1861 from Hawkinsville (Pulaski County), GA. I assume this is the one you…"
"One other thing to know, if you're new to CSA vet/widow pensions, is that they were paid by the state in which the vet/widow was living when they applied for the pension, not necessarily the state through which they served. (For example, I have…"
"Hi Shelley, do you know the time period for when your ancestors were in Frederick, and anything else about the family? I live in Frederick; people here say the original settlers were German Lutherans, but they included other faiths, too. If you have…"
"Hi Sallie, when my ancestor applied for a confederate pension, the State had the information verified through his CMSR (Compiled Military Service Record) and the records they referenced were actually in that CMSR. Fold3.com (used to be…"
This group was created for anyone who would like to add a link , or a tip for anything to do with genealogy. I really would like to get as many free tips , or sites as we could. However, I know there are some great pay sites out there for research.