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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. By Wednesday, January 13, 1943, sixty miles from that newspaper report and 100 times that to Russia, my grandfather enlisted in the army. He was 19 years old. Also on Wednesday, Anne Frank was … 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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