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Revolutionary War Soldiers Genealogy

Revolutionary War Soldiers Genealogy
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The Endangered Bookstores of New York Recently, I was browsing for books at Powerhouse Arena, in Dumbo, and noticed a sign asking people not to snap photos of the books on display. What a thing to have to ask! Here was a bookstore providing shelter, a bit of calm in the city, and tables with chosen, colorful, physical copies of books. The Importance of Given Names In genealogy we usually concentrate on surnames since they are the most important way of identifying people who are related. A surname is usually inherited and, while it may be changed, some form of it is usually retained. Given names are more important in a way because they represent a voluntary choice by the parents or, sometimes, by an individual. A name is usually not given lightly. It represents thought and feelings and can be significant to the researcher. Naming Patterns You will often see the same names used over and over again in families. You will probably see names of parents and grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles repeated, but not in any strict order. Frequency Even if the family did not follow this strict pattern, the repetition of names can be significant, especially if there is an unusual name. Some families may show an extreme fondness for one name. Names as a Virtue Recycled Names Surnames as Given Names Consider the following: Thomas Simpson married Mary. Nicknames

The National Security Archive December 9, 2014 Torture Report Finally Released Senate Intelligence Committee Summary of CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program Concludes CIA Misled Itself, Congress, the President about Lack of Effectiveness. September 28, 2014 THE YELLOW BOOK Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued "enemies," many killed or disappeared. More recent items The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. National Security Archive, Suite 701, Gelman Library, The George Washington University, 2130 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, Phone: 202/994-7000, Fax: 202/994-7005, nsarchiv@gwu.edu

Free Searchable Databases | Royals | Famous | Historic | Your Family? | MAXIMILIAN GENEALOGY.COM 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance © (The San Francisco Aim Chapter's demonstration of October 11, 1992. Protest against 500 Years in San Francisco....courtesy of Bobby Castillo) - reprinted from Oh-Toh-Kin, Vol. 1 No. 1, Winter/Spring 1992 This article is intended as a basic history of the colonization of the Americas since 1492, and the Indigenous resistance to this colonization continuing into 1992. Throughout the year 1992, the various states which have profited from the colonization of the Americas will be conducting lavish celebrations of the "Discovery of the Americas". That was no "Discovery" -- it was an American Indian Holocaust! Until recently, commonly accepted population levels of the indigenous peoples on the eve of 1492 were around 10-15 million. Today, in spite of 500 years of a genocidal colonization, there is an estimated 40 million Indigenous peoples in the Americas. In fact, it was not even called "America" by those peoples. "...these people are very unskilled in arms.

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