Tag Archives: Military

New Guides and Publications on Our Website!

Check out the following new guides and publications, which are available on the Grosvenor Room Genealogy Web Page! Census – Buffalo Wards by Street 1915 1920 1925 Church Records –   Buffalo Churches 1832-1860 Buffalo Churches in 1931 Family History – Genealogy Pamphlets … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestors

Search the following databases in Ancestry Library Edition: U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783—will give rank and state fought with. Revolutionary War Pension Index—will give rank and state fought with. Search HeritageQuest Online’s Revolutionary War Documents: The documents include select items … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your New York State Civil War Ancestors

Search  New York Soldiers in the Civil War—*E523.3 .W55 1999 to find your ancestor’s regiment. Find the volume of the following set which corresponds to your ancestor’s: regiment: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York 1894—E523.2 … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your World War I Ancestors

Search the following in Ancestry Library Edition: World War I Draft Registration Cards—May provide birth date and place, nearest relative, dependents, father’s place of birth, physical description, marital status, occupation and employer. The Grosvenor Room also carries draft records for … Continue reading

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A Quick Start to Researching Your WWII Ancestors in the Grosvenor Room

Search the military collection in Ancestry Library Edition.  World War II databases include but are not limited to: U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946—Includes over 8 million names, but it is not a complete list of Army enlistees.  … Continue reading

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Researching Your Military Ancestors

Interview relatives and write down family stories related to military ancestors. Collect home sources of information such as photographs of soldiers in uniform, correspondence, diaries/journals, medals, patches, military papers, and memorabilia. Obtain obituaries – often give military information.  Click here … Continue reading

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