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Samuel (#48091867)
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Jaci
RE: Holmgrens
Although I have many relatives at Sunset, I am not related to any Holmgrens. Am simply documenting the cemetery for others who do not know where kin is buried. Feel free to SAC, add pic's or request a transfer. Please use the Edit tabs for any of that.
Thanks!
Jaci
Added by Jaci on Sep 05, 2014 4:26 PM
Leanne M. Meyer
RE: Civil War
He was my GGrandfather. Are you related? If so, how?

Leanne
Added by Leanne M. Meyer on Dec 28, 2013 10:45 AM
Leanne M. Meyer
RE: Civil War
Michigan is the only state that has records on line that can be searched. Otherwise it is a "crap shoot"

Best advise is to Google the unit he served in and see what you come up with. Sometimes other states do have some records on line. Other wise you have to send for his service records-it is only a $25.00 fee.

Sorry I could not help you more.
Added by Leanne M. Meyer on May 06, 2013 11:51 AM
John T
RE: Edward
Sorry no
Added by John T on Apr 14, 2013 7:26 PM
John T
RE: Edward
According to the research I did his father is Austin Conant 1829-1901.
Added by John T on Apr 13, 2013 8:31 AM
Russ K.
RE: Help?
Samuel, I am not familiar with Edward Conant. How did you tie me to him?
Added by Russ K. on Apr 10, 2013 9:01 PM
John T
RE: Edward
Which cemetery is Edward in?
Added by John T on Apr 10, 2013 3:32 PM
Ruby
Creech pension file
Well, as I said, I only got 10 pages which is what NARA sent in 1988. How big his file is depends on what year he first filed and how many affidavits there are. Files don't normally contain a lot of info on battles, etc., because the soldier is trying to prove his health claim for the pension so affidavits usually consist of his stories and those of men knowledgeable about when and where he became ill or injured, plus doctors' affidavits in some cases and some times pension board interviews. Not all files contain all of these, however. You just have to take a chance whenever you order a file, you never know what's there - some times good, some times not so much. If you are interested in your ancestor, though, I think they are always a good investment for documentation at least.
Added by Ruby on Apr 06, 2013 11:41 AM
Ruby
William T. Creech Civil War
You can send to the National Archives for his pension file. They have a form at http://www.archives.gov/forms/pdf/natf-85.pdf (or at least that used to be the link) and I think the files cost $85 now. His numbers are: application #619310; certificate 387724. I got his file in April 1988 but they only sent ten pages then. Now they send the complete file but if it's over 100 pages, it costs more than $85.
Added by Ruby on Apr 04, 2013 9:26 AM
Ruby
Creech memorials
Click on their names and it will tell you the name of the manager and the date the memorial was listed. In many cases we don't have the details, or the info, to list or link everyone. For instance I have Drilla May Pennington d.5 Feb 1944 Los Angeles and Walter Lee Pennington died 4 Oct 1946 Los Angeles, but no knowledge of cemetery. If you have that, please list them on Find A Grave and link them. That would be a great help.
Added by Ruby on Apr 04, 2013 9:21 AM
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