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Surname: WEBB

Military Monday: January 1943 – to taste the sunshine and the wine

This post is part of a series of “Military Monday” posts where I follow PaPa monthly from induction (13 January 1943) to separation (17 February 1946).  A complete list of all posts in this series can be found here.  Mission Accomplished: A History of the 547th AAA AW BN Mbl: January 10th, 1943, to September 2nd, … Continue reading »

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Military Monday: week of 13 January 1943, Texas

Reporting on military action in North Africa and Russia, Sunday’s San Antonio Express front page reported almost exclusively on the war. [ref]San Antonio Express, 10 January 1943, page 1; digital images by subscription, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 20 January 2013), Newspapers and Publications Collection.[/ref] By Wednesday, January 13, 1943, sixty miles from that newspaper report and … Continue reading »

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Military Monday: recap of Hugo Morris WEBB WWII service

Links for the “Military Monday” series where I follow PaPa monthly from induction (13 January 1943) to separation (17 February 1946) are below. We’ll wind this series down on 22 February 2016. Military Monday: week of 13 January 1943, Texas Military Monday:  January 1943 – to taste the sunshine and the wine Military Monday: February … Continue reading »

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Surname Saturday – hangin’ ‘em all out

Whew, that was quite a holiday break I took!  You would think I went to some crazy, out of the way place in Wyoming, bought 14 books about genealogy/historical methods/editing, drank barium for a CT scan that was remarkably good, gave up carbs, crashed and burned because of lack of carbs, and cleaned my house from top … Continue reading »

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Hello PaPa, thinking of you on this Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, I pulled out what I had as service records for both of my grandfathers. My paternal grandfather, Hugo Morris WEBB, Sr., was a member of Battery B of the 547th antiaircraft artillery battalion. The campaigns listed on his Enlisted Record and Report of Separation Honorable Discharge are Rhineland and Central … Continue reading »

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SNGF: List Your Matrilineal Line(s)

Randy Seaver at Genea-musings hosts a round of Saturday Night Genealogy Fun every, yes, you guessed it, Saturday night.  His instructions are in blue: 1) List your matrilineal line – your mother, her mother, etc. back to the first identifiable mother. Note: this line is how your mitochondrial DNA was passed to you! moi Patricia Ann HENNEKE … Continue reading »

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Hello fellow genealogists and Texans!

Why am I here?  Because I just want to be out here, get experience in blogging, and to share my love of genealogy, history, and Texas.  I don’t know if anyone will follow me but my family will follow me because they love me.  And if they are the only ones who follow me, that … Continue reading »

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