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Genealogy society provides free online chat service

Do you have a genealogy or local history question? The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), through its website American Ancestors, is offering free, online live chat Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  You don’t need to be a member to use this

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Green-Wood Cemetery to honor World War II veterans

The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn is seeking help to identify World War II veterans buried in Green-Wood. The individual could have been military, medical, or  civilian and served in the European and Pacific Theaters, or right here at home. Do you know someone who served

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Free webinar focuses on military tract documents

The New York State Library will present a free webinar, “The Military Tract – New York Revolutionary War Bounty Land,” on Tuesday, March 23 at 2 p.m. Have an ancestor who is a Revolutionary War solder? Your New York Revolutionary War soldier may be identified

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Additions made to historic New York newspaper websites

Several online historic New York newspapers have been recently updated. On the New York State Historic Newspapers website the following cities have added new titles: Auburn – The Advertiser-Journal (1913-1931); Daily Advertiser (1867-1913); Morning Dispatch (188?-1890); Weekly Dispatch (1885- ?) Ovid – The Ovid Gazette

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