Citations are an integral part of genealogical research and I cite every document that’s discussed in Casefile Clues. Admittedly upon occasion there are statements about the individuals or families being researched that we do not cite. That’s usually to help us stay […]
Hello. To help me stay on top of things, I’ve had to stop taking registrations in the last session of my US land records class as of 11 PM on 4 October. So if you were thinking about signing up, […]
Issue 4-5 has been sent to those on the distribution list. Email me at email@example.com if you did not receive this issue which looks at an application to have a charge of desertion removed from a Civil War service record.
Issue 4-5 is being finalized now. It looks at the appeal of George Trautvetter’s desertion charge during the American Civil War. It certainly explains why he never received a pension. Stay tuned! Subscribe here to join the discovery.
I’m offering one last session of this class as I transition away from webinars and online presentations. Details are here. This is being offered in response to requests from several readers. It will be the last one for sometime as […]
This was a really high-tech approach I took to note taking while I was at the Family History Library last May and June. I was working in some Boston, Mass., records and to keep myself from getting confused, I took […]
Issue 4-4 has been sent to those on the distribution list. If you are a subscriber and have not received your issue, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org so that I can take care of it. If you are not […]
The next issue of Casefile Clues (4-4) will look at a guardianship petition from 1889. We will focus on what the document says and try and strip away assumptions we may make about a document that may not necessarily be true. This […]
To celebrate the start of our 4th volume of Casefile Clues, we’re offering new subscribers a chance to receive a full volume of issues and receive my weekly blog update for free. The blog update is normally $5 a year […]
A subscription promotion is going out today where new subscribers to Casefile Clues can receive my weekly blog update for a year for free when they subscribe. So that long term subscribers to Casefile Clues are not left out, we’re offering newsletter subscribers the […]