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You may have asked yourself: “Who created records?” “Why were they created?” “What do they contain?” From birth to death, your ancestors created a paper trail of events and happenings. In this episode, Jesse and Tom will show you the many different kinds of records you can search for and where those records are kept. You will learn how to recognize and locate important information in records, what kind of information is contained in different kinds of records, and where to search for specific types of records.
Garry Bryant tells his story. Taking an interest in his family history helped him understand who he is. Garry found his ancestors and learned many of them had served in The American Revolution. Learn how you can find your ancestors in census records and military reords, both of which are a wonderful resource.
Millions of Americans have served in the armed forces, so chances are good that one or more of your relatives served at some time or another in the military. If they did the military offices kept records about them and their service. Military records are a gold mine of information about your ancestors.