Category Archives: Geneology

How to find out about our past

Suspect You Have a American Revolutionary War Patriot in your Family? Basic Research

So Aunt Sally or Grandpa Joe shares a story at the latest family gathering that your late great great ancestor was a American Revolutionary War patriot. What does one do to take the next step? Here are some basic tools … Continue reading

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SAR – Genealogical Research Library – it is there for you to explore!

Cincinnati members are blessed by having the National Headquarters for the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) in downtown Louisville Kentucky. Located downtown in an area called “Museum Row”, in a beautiful building lies the national SAR headquarters as well … Continue reading

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Was your Patriot Ancestor an Officer in the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution?

During my recent to the National Sons of the American Revolution Headquarters and Library in Louisville, I noted a unique new organization. “The Sons and Daughters of Officers of the Colonial Militia 1775-1783” (aka SDOCM) was organized for educational and … Continue reading

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SAR Staff Genealogist Jessie Hagan featured on Mike Rowe’s “The Way I Heard It” Podcast

One of our own Staff Genealogist for Sons of the American Revolution, Jessie Hagan was interviewed by Mike Rowe from the hit show Dirty Jobs for his podcast “The Way I Heard It”. Jessie forgoes his Derby party to school … Continue reading

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“FOLD3” – search tool – used for finding about ancestors with military history

This week, Family Search is having their annual RootsTech program.  One of the tools that Sons of the American Revolution have at their disposal is Fold3.  Fold3 is a tool/offering of Ancestry.com Note that if you have an Ancestry.com membership, … Continue reading

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American Revolutionary War – Research Our Past – using Family Search and Rootstech sessions

This week, Family Search is hosting their annual Rootstech program which includes over 1500 sessions “all things genealogy”. Since we are all about our heritage and past, this should be of interest for our members trying to unlock some mysteries … Continue reading

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