Jim Butler Army Enlistment

Butler genealogy

A few days ago, my dad called wanting to know if I could find his grandfather‘s military records so that he could order a marker to be placed at the new Murray County Veterans Memorial Park.  Specifically, he needs Jim’s service dates, latest rank, and any medals he may have been awarded. I immediately logged […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-06-02

Weekly Update Wordle - 06022010

RT @Lifehacker: How to Return Facebook Privacy Settings to What You Signed Up For http://lifehacker.com/5549394/ # Reading “An Hour on Footnote.com” at West in New England. Good tip on a new database with Rev. War info. http://ht.ly/1RjZx # Currently Reading: Murray veterans preparing memorial http://ht.ly/1RwLm # Off to the Murray County Veteran’s Memorial Dedication. . […]

Surname Saturday: Top 10 Ellis Research Resources


Ellis is the second-most common surname in my genealogy database.  These are the 10 resources that I have found to be most helpful in researching these family members. “Ellis and Keener Connections” – a family tree compiled by Lynda Gibbs and housed at Rootsweb World Connect.  Some of you are groaning that WorldConnect family trees […]