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Garden State court records

Guess what? They're not all online So it's a New Jersey courts kind of day -- or evening, actually -- for The Legal Genealogist, as the Central Jersey Genealogical Club wants to hear about early Garden State courts and their records at its meeting at the Hamilton...

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About those burial cards…

... a research work-around system So, as a suggestion for Veterans Day research, The Legal Genealogist posted on Friday about the U.S. National Archives' collection of the burial cards of soldiers who died during World War I, many of whom are buried overseas. That was...

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Veteran’s Day 2018

Honoring those who served In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 -- one hundred years ago today -- the guns fell silent. On the battlefields of Europe, where war had raged for more than four years, the survivors breathed a sigh of...

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A Mighty Girl

... grows into a mighty woman... One of The Legal Genealogist's favorite sites is A Mighty Girl. Why? Because it focuses on girls -- and women -- as the mighty people they are. And it reminds us that mighty girls grow into mighty women. Case in point: my baby sister....

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Starting our Veteran’s Day research

On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I This Sunday, November 11, is Veteran's Day 2018. And not just Veteran's Day, but the 100th anniversary of the end of what was thought then to be The War to End All Wars. There will be commemorations and memorials...

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