Category Archives: Military

Hallowed Ground

(This post originally appeared on GeneaJourneys on October 26, 2011. It’s being republished today in honor of Memorial Day.) Many, many times over the years, I’ve struggled as a professional writer to find just the right headline, just the right lead, … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Hijinks in Upstate New York, c. 1912

In honor of Halloween I post this little ditty related to an ancestor of mine. It pertains to the antics of second cousin, Maurice J. Dullea (1895-1934), who got into a wee bit of trouble with the federal government back … Continue reading

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A Baby Boomer Genealogist-Mom Wraps up her Visit to Millennial Daughter in Washington, DC (Part 4)

The last in my series of a baby boomer-genealogist’s recent trip to DC: “Friendsgiving”,  “Little Libraries”, “Curb Alerts”,  & heading home Day 4:  Sunday  November 15 It was my last day in DC, but a full one, nonetheless. First order … Continue reading

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