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Lt. Col. James McMasters and the Pennsylvania Revolutionary Militia

  The actual activity of the Pennsylvania Militia is a bit of a mystery.  There was a revolution going on and records were not entirely comprehensive. There were mixed reviews from George Washington about how helpful and reliable they were. … Continue reading

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Genealogy Trip Planning – Success!

I have just returned from a two week genealogical immersion trip to Pennsylvania.  The first week was in the Philadelphia area, Chester County and Bucks County to research my family’s ancestors.  The 2nd week was to attend the Genealogical Research … Continue reading

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Family Ties to Our Nation’s Independence

Ancestry.com has stated that 60% of Americans can claim an ancestor who lived through the American Revolution and 40% can trace their lineage to someone who fought in the Revolutionary War.  A pretty amazing statistic and one that makes me … Continue reading

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