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Military Service Honor Roll

***Updated***

In honor of Armed Forces Day, this is a military honor roll for members of my family who have served the United States. My current count is 29 people from my family tree have made this list.

Reilly - Douglas Military Honor Roll

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The Reilly & Douglas Families by the Numbers

I got this idea from fellow genealogy blogger History Repeating.  I thought it was a really interesting idea, and using the Statistics report in the Legacy software that I use to track my research, I pulled together my own infographic about my family tree.  Here is the Reilly & Douglas Families by the Numbers:

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Our Military Genealogy

I’ve been doing research on my mother’s side family and came across some sources of information about potential military service by my ancestors.

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James Jackson Johns (3rd great grandfather): Confirmed military service.  A member of the 30th Georgia Infantry, Company C.  Source: Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865, M266-109, Roll 0399, Located at Fold3.com

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Embarking on a Hardy-Johns Family Search

William Jackson Johns, 2nd Great Grandfather

William Jackson Johns, 2nd Great Grandfather

I’ve been focused on my father’s side of the family.  There was a lot of great information about my father’s side in Brooklyn.  However, they make their earliest appearance in the mid-1840s to mid-1850s.  They immigrated to the United States during that period of time, and since they don’t exist in the records much prior to 1855, I figured it was time to turn to my mom’s side of the family.

My mother is from the South – her family has roots in Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia…  and way back when in Pennsylvania (who would have thought!).

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