2015 Gen Friends Events

Join Genealogy Friends at the following events at WO Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Rd., Plano, TX. Doors open at 10am.:

Oct 24th: Free Saturday Seminar. " Writing Your Family History" speakers are Jerry Lincecum and Peggy Redshaw.

Nov 21st - Free Saturday Seminar. Google - Everything New that you need to know for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cook

Dec 19th - Free Saturday Seminar - Show and Tell. Join us to share your research successes.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

FamilySearch Civil War Records

FamilySearch announced the addition of millions of Civil War Era records on their website. This is an ongoing project, records will be added as they are indexed. Best part there is no fee to access these records. The records currently available include:
  • Arkansas Confederate Pensions, 1901-1929
  • Louisiana Confederate Pensions, 1898-1950
  • Missouri Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home Applications
  • South Carolina, Civil Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865
  • US, 1894 Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War
  • US, Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891
  • US, Navy Widows' Certificates 1861-1910
  • US, Registers of Enlistments in the US Army 1798-1914
  • US, Union Provost Marshal Files of Papers Relating to Two or More Civilians, 181-1866
  • US, Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cads, 1907-1933
  • Vermont Enrolled Militia, 1861-1867
  • Arizona, Service Records of Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War, 1861-1863
You can help index the records to make them available. It doesn't take a lot of time. Please pitch in and do your part. Click on the link above for more information and to access the records.

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