Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/4/2011

Researchers find the mother lode

Before home computers arrived, Grady Howell’s “search engine” was a pay phone and a bunch of nickels.

“I’d take a list of names of Civil War soldiers, drive to whatever community their company came from, and I’d look for their descendants,” said Howell, 64, of Jackson, a prolific Civil War historian and author of 19 books. for more click here

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