I am attempting to figure out exactly what may have happened to my grt-grt uncle Alvah Howard. He was born in 1846, raised in Amity Twnsp, Livingston Co., IL. He joined the Civil War 10/4/1864 for one year. He was in Comp G, 36th IL Infantry. I ordered his military records and the last thing I know of him was he was mustered out in New Orleans on 10/8/1865.The last 2 records are from July and Aug 1865 says, "detailed as guard for paymaster in Texas" then on 10/8/1865 the record only states he…See More
"Does anyone have information on where to get Catholic archive information from the Bavarian state of Germany?
My ancestor left Germany in 1867, but I do not know what section of Bavaria there left from.
Any help would be greatly…"
The starting point for documenting the voyages of your immigrant ancestors –and many native-born ancestors- should be the official customs lists and the later immigration manifests required by the U.S. government as of 1820.
"I was looking for some help.
My gr. grandmother was Caroline (Callie) Fritz. She lived her entire life in Carroll County, MD. She lived from 1877-1960. In 1896, she had my grandfather out of wedlock and raised him for a few years in her parents…"
Those are all the addresses that I found my gr. grandparents and the children at between those years. I'm not from St Louis and not familiar with the churches and schools in those neighborhoods. They seemed to move almost every year.…"
"My grandmother, Elveta Davion, was born in St Louis in 1906. Her mother, Marie Lowers, was from IL and her father, Joseph Davion, we're not sure of at this point. We believe he came to St Louis for the 1904 World's Fair for work from…"