"Looking for service records of Manning Claflin (m. 1815 Fanny Claflin in Attleboro, MA). I have General Index Cards dated 1901 & 1903 from the War Dept., Record & Pension Office, NYC indicating War of 1812 service. One card lists him as from…"
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
United States, Germany, Poland, Scotland, England
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Personal interest. My grandmothers were more into family history than we kids found "cool" at the time, but their passion has rekindled in me. I feel a certain joy and closeness to my ancestors when I discover new-to-me information about their lives. I feel honored to have the opportunity to "meet" them now and look forward to the time I will truly meet them.