Why the American Revolutionary War Is Important for Your Genealogy Research…

If your ancestor was 16-60 years of age and able-bodied between 1774-1783, he fought—or he had a good reason not to fight–and he is recorded anyway. You need to know where to look—or to hire me to do the looking for you. And, if you want to get the jump on Revolutionary War searching now or later, check out my blogs. http://arleneeakle.com

Genealogy Evidence Blog:
28 Aug 2012 American Military Bounty Lands

20 Sep 2012 3,000 Pages of American Women in the Revolutionary War

28 Sep 2012 Who Fought the American Revolution?  Part I–Career Soldiers

3 Oct 2012 Who Fought the American Revolution?  Part II–Americans Who Supported the King

4 Oct 2012 Who Fought the American Revolution?  Part III–Local and Secret Partners

18 Oct 1012 Who Fought the American Revolution?  Part IV–Troop Strength Bolstered by Mercenaries and Soldiers of Fortune

Virginia Blog:
26 Sep 2006 Why Bounty Lands are Essential for Virginia Genealogy

19 Oct 2012 American Independence: Yorktown Surrender of British Troops

New York Blog:
2 Mar 2002 New York and the Revolution

28 Aug 2012 Mercenaries in the American Revolution: Hessian Troops in New York

Tennessee Blog: Many posts–search “American Revolution” and “Military Records” on Search Bar powered by Google

Kentucky Blog: Many posts—search “American Revolution” and “Military Records”

Note: Remember, Military Records, especially for the American Revolutionary time period—1774-early 19th century—can help you by-pass burned counties in the Southern States. And Pension Records document the lives of women and their kinship networks better than almost any other source. Break your losing streak!  Your favorite genealogist, Arlene Eakle http://arleneeakle.com

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