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Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 42013

Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Contact us at: FRGSVA@gmail.com

Would you like to discover more about your family's ancestors? 

The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society can help!

Join us the second Wednesday of each month (except July, August and December) at the Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 @ 7:00 p.m.

November 12, 2014 Meeting

Shannon Combs-Bennett

"Lies of a Solider: The True Identity of Harry Coad"

Civil War pension files are treasure troves of information and researchers are always in awe of what they find in them.  This presentation walks the attendees through my research process of unraveling a family mystery which could only be solved by a 300 page pension record.  Through depositions, letters, affidavits, and interviews through the Federal Government the life of Harry Coad was brought to life in the pages.  Ending in a once ina lifetime find.

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