Going In-Depth: June 2016 (PDF)

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  • In the Land of the Maple Leaf:  “Serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force” By Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS
  • Blooms and Branches: “Wartime Letters & Your Ancestors” By Katie Andrews Potter
  • Going Dutch: “I Will Maintain: Serving in the Dutch Army (1813-1830)” By John Boeren
  • Genealogy Downunder: “ANZACS Online: Discovering Australasian Military History” By Shauna Hicks
  • Across the Pond: “Restoration to Modern Day: 1720 – 1750” By Julie Goucher
  • Family Reunions:  “Elias Solomon and His Persistent Descendants” By Jenny Cowen
  • Repository Research: “Secrets to Searching the U.S. National Archives Online” By Shannon Combs-Bennett
  • Stories from the Battlefield: “Writing the Stories of War” By Jennifer Holik

 

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Want to read Going In-Depth magazine, but don't want to commit to a subscription?  Purchase the PDF for your own use!

Here's what is in this issue of the magazine:

In the Land of the Maple Leaf:  “Serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force” Ransom Jarvis was one of many Americans who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War 1. Did he survive the war? By Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS

Blooms and Branches: “Wartime Letters & Your Ancestors” Finding a letter written by an ancestor during wartime, is one of the most personal ways to learn about your family history, and a wonderful way to include a child in the search. What more can you do with such a find to really understand its place in history and your family history in particular? By Katie Andrews Potter

Going Dutch: “I Will Maintain: Serving in the Dutch Army (1813-1830)” Focused on the first two decades of the (new) Kingdom of the Netherlands, these roaring times started with the Napoleonic wars and ended with the independence of Belgium. You can start to investigate your family’s military history right away and some of the sources contain information about soldiers from other countries as well!   By John Boeren

Genealogy Downunder: “ANZACS Online: Discovering Australasian Military History”  A vast expanse of Australasian military records for the South African War (Boer War) 1899 to 1902 and World War One have been digitised and made available online for free. Shauna has the details on which databases to check out as you research. By Shauna Hicks

Across the Pond: “Restoration to Modern Day: 1720 – 1750” Gain a better understanding of the history of the British monarchy and the government. Julie shares how the different political parties and religious groups influenced the country.  By Julie Goucher

Family Reunions:  “Elias Solomon and His Persistent Descendants” Even a former member of the Parliament can have their gravesite become a victim to a lack of care. Jenny shares how her efforts organizing her family’s reunion resulted in a renewed interest in improving this prominent man’s final resting place. We can all learn a thing or two here about the value of getting others involved.  By Jenny Cowen

Repository Research: “Secrets to Searching the U.S. National Archives Online” While we all wish we could go to the National Archives to do our research, there are a number of excellent resources available to help you. Shannon shares her experience to help you determine where you might need to focus your time. By using the Online Public Access search feature you can search the National Archives Catalog.   By Shannon Combs-Bennett

Stories from the Battlefield: “Writing the Stories of War” Learn tips and techniques for writing your stories of war, complete with examples of writing prompts to get the creative juices flowing! By Jennifer Holik

Index of Surnames, Places, and Subjects

 

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