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Party for New York’s Men of Revolution

Several years ago, I came across a notice in New-Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette for August 28, 1845 for a reunion of Revolutionary War veterans taking place in New York City. Daguerreotype of G.W. P. Custis, taken by Mathew Brady, 1844. Library of Congress In that month, George Washington Parke Custis, adopted son (and grandson)…

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Looking for the Revolutionary War Generation In Your Family Photos

For more than a dozen years I’ve been on a quest to find all known photographs of the individuals who witnessed the American Revolution first-hand.  There are two volumes of photographs in print and a third in the works of people who lived during the Revolutionary War period and into the age of photography after…

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National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, 2016

Maureen will be, once again, appearing at the Family History Conference held by the National Genealogical Society.  This year the site will be Fort Lauderdale in mid-spring.  Maureen’s planned topics to present are: W127 – “Buns, Beards, Bodices, and Bustles: Clues to Understanding Who Your Ancestors Really Were”, Wednesday, 04 May 2016, at 11:00 a.m.…

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