Monthly Archives: November 2011

Madness Monday – It’s Holiday Time

The holidays are officially here! Are you ready? I’m not…..yet. But I have the holiday spirit. Christmas music playing, tree is up and decorated, house has some Christmas decorations out and I’m getting ready to wrap some presents. There is another way to get into the holiday spirit and prepare for the holidays while also […]

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To Soar With The Tigers, A Great Holiday Gift

Are you looking for a great holiday gift this year? Check out my book, To Soar with the Tigers, about Flying Tiger Robert R. Brouk. The book contains family information, his complete war diary, the story of his life after discharge from the AVG and death. Robert mentions many of his 3rd Squadron comrades in […]

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Those Places Thursday – Follow the Paper Trail Along Chicago Streets

There are times during Census research that a page by page search of an enumeration district in a Chicago Ward is required. A Look At Cook has several maps of each Census year’s Wards and enumeration districts. This is a fabulous resource when you need to do a page by page search. Need more help […]

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Was It Covered Up?

I was reading a post on a book blog the other day about a book on the Eastland Disaster. Several people made comments that they had never heard of the Eastland Disaster and have lived some, most, or all of their lives in Chicago. Some said it was covered up by the city which is […]

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Military Monday – Milton T. McCoy Pension File

Last week I posted the table of contents for Henry A. Hayes’s Civil War Pension File. Today is for his in-law Milton T. McCoy. Milton McCoy Civil War Pension File 24th Iowa Infantry Volunteers Company F Service: 29 Feb 1864-13 May 1865 26 May 1865   Certificate of Disability for Discharge 7 June 1865     Claim […]

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Follow Friday – November 11, 2011

Honor your family’s veterans today by using 1000memories.com’s Shoebox and participate in their veteran’s project. I especially thank those in my family who served their country which include: Thomas Holik, Richard Holik Joseph Holik, Frank Holik Phil Urban, Craig Urban John Sucansky Michael Kokoska Frank Winkler James Privoznik Robert Brouk, Virginia Scharer Brouk, Harold Brouk, […]

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