Did your ancestors or relatives serve in the U.S. military? Whether you are new to this research and just getting started, or you are a seasoned researcher who wants to learn more, if you live or work in or near north Orange County, California, you will want to attend these two November lectures I am giving about U.S. military genealogy research.
Are you a genealogist who resides in California? Yorba Linda Public Library’s eCard is a relatively unknown super convenient gem for genealogists, other researchers, and lifelong learners.
These three brothers served in Europe during the war. None appeared to be career military before or after the war. So each Flanagan brother should have registered for the draft. Try as I might, I could not find a draft registration card for the oldest brother Michael Flanagan.
I finished reading a book today that I want to recommend to anyone who is researching their U.S. World War I ancestors, including females. Although short (95 pages) the book is jam-packed with information about record collections, repositories, and search strategies.
Did your ancestors fight on the Mexican side of the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution? Learn about a key collection to help you document their service.