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I struggled a little bit in writing issue 4-10. It discusses two affidavits in a Civil War pension file for a Union veteran from Missouri. He’s from a family that has already been researched and I was tempted to include […]
It has been a little while since I posted anything to the blog about our philosophy here at Casefile Clues and since we have some new subscribers I thought I would. Casefile Clues is not geared towards the totally new genealogist. There already […]
Casefile Clues brings you one or more of the following: Sources–Some weeks Casefile Clues focuses on a specific source or type of record, discussing how that source can be accessed, researched, and interpreted. Methodology–Some weeks Casefile Clues works on one of Michael’s problems. Many times these […]
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Issue 4-11 is being wrapped up. It looks at a pension affidavit that references a family bible from Missouri. There’s a few idiosyncrasies with the affidavit and the bible it references
I received the nicest email from a regular reader last week. They told me they always looked forward to getting Casefile Clues and that it caused them to think about what they were finding and how they analyzed it. Sometimes those […]