A link to the National Archives website with information on obtaining Veterans’ Service Records.
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National Archives Publications to help you in your research!
I am very honored to have been asked to be the speaker here today; I must admit, though that it is a more than a little intimidating to speak to people who know you so well and who have known you for so long. This is definitely a “Homecoming” for me. As most of you [...]
Historical Review by Mrs. Mary K. Burgin, December 28, 1975 I have fond memories of the Old Church and Sunday school. It was established in the late twenties. My Dad, Henry J. Knupp and stepmother Sally Solomon Knupp, attended this church until his death in 1935. Granny Sally, as we called her, was teacher of [...]
Great resources at the National Archives Genealogy Notes website. Such topics as African American History, Boxer Rebellion, Headstones, Immigration, Civil War, prison records and more. Read about the “The Rejection of Elizabeth Mason: The Case of a “Free Colored” Revolutionary Widow” or their blog filled with many stories rich with genealogy information. Prologue | Genealogy Notes.
Some McDowell County, NC information exists on the US GenWeb Archives for the War of 1812, Mexican War and Civil War http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/mcdowell/mcdowellmilitary.html
Blacksheep Ancestors focuses on the prison, convict, execution, outlaws, insane asylum and pirate records. A very interesting site to reserach and learn about the historical court records. The site not only covers the United States, but Canada and the United Kingdom. BlackSheep Ancestors
McDowell County Deeds listed in USGenWeb Archives Davis Deed of Convenyance of 1845 http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/mcdowell/mcdowelldeeds.html
I am trying to find some information about the McDowell County poor Farm/Alms house. It may have been in Higgins Township. I am looking for their cemetery or death information on their residence. I am interested in a Lydia & Martha Davis that lived there in 1900. Martha also lived there in 1910. Her deth [...]
As researchers we are always looking for information of possible resources. Well I have posted a link on the Resources and Links page to the McDowell County Public Library. The Library has a wealth of information for genealogy researchers. The Marion branch is the main library and houses the Abe Simmons Genealogy and North Carolina [...]