U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962  

This record collection in Ancestry LE contains cards that record details for members of the U.S. armed forces interred in national cemeteries. There are also cards for some prisoners and civilians buried in national cemeteries.   The cards in this record collection are “control forms” for burial lots in national cemeteries. The cards were created […]

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State Census Schedules  

As a person interested in genealogy, you are probably already acquainted with federal population schedules. These census enumerations have been compiled once every ten years since 1790. Missouri became a state in 1821, so its first federal population schedules were compiled in 1830. Censuses prior to 1850 only list heads of household by name; other […]

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Records of World War II  

At this point, the United States is losing on average 372 World War II veterans every day (2016 estimate). Given that we have about 558,000 such vets left in this country, they will likely number in the mere double digits by 2022. You can research the service of many American WWII vets using Ancestry Library […]

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The Vietnam War  

On September 17, a highly anticipated 10-part documentary on The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick begins airing on local PBS stations. Did you know that one of our reference databases, Fold3.com, contains more than 21 million items (records, documents, photographs, and Honor Walls) that pertain to the Vietnam War?   Photos: Fold3 […]

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1890 Veterans Schedules

This Ancestry.com database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1890 special census of Civil War Union veterans and widows contained on microfilm M123 (118 rolls) from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). In anticipation of the June 1890 liberalization of federal Civil War pension laws, this special census was intended to help […]

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