Arlington Cemetery Records

Dick Eastman on his blog has been following the story of lost records at Arlington National Cemetery. This story started back last year in June when an article in the Washington Post said  that dozens of burial plots appear on maps as occupied but have no headstone, and some graves that have a headstone are …

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Migration of an Ancestor

As hurricane Irene blew up through the east coast this last weekend, I wondered if bad weather might be one of reasons that my 4th great grandfather, Matthew Halsey, moved away from his parent’s home. He was born in Bridgehampton. NY out on the east end Long Island. The house of his parent’s was built …

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