What? It’s Friday???

One of the important elements of blogging is to post regularly and consistently. Decide how many times a week or month you want to post and then live up to that commitment. Makes sense, right? I thought so! So I decided that it wasn’t realistic to think I would post every day, or even every…

Clark Hinkley – Civil War Soldier

He entered as a Private in the 182 NY Infantry, in the B Company. The regiment joined with the Van Buren Light Infantry and the Calcium Light Infantry. They served at and near our nation’s capital in the Army of the Potomac, Cooper’s Brigade.

Pieces of 8 Generations!

1956 Anita P Strong   1927 – 1994 George W Perry   1928 – Edith M Hinkley 1907 – 1978 Marie P Dion         1900 – 1953 George W Perry   1902 – 1979 Cora M Bartley                   1892 -1964 Edward Hinkley 1888 –     …

Finding George

It’s been quite the struggle looking for military records for my father, George Wesley Perry, Jr.  I have information for uncles, cousins, grandfathers, great grandfathers, great great grandfathers. But for Dad? Nada, zip, zilch. There’s a website that can be used for searching EVERYTHING about military service and even that comes up with the “Nothing…