Monthly Archives: July 2008

Last Will and Testament of W. G. Walker

William George Walker’s will was made on June 9, 1877. The format is difficult to read and too large to scan so I’ve transcribed the text below, keeping capitalizations and grammatical context intact: “This Indenture witnesseth that I, William George … Continue reading

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William George Walker

Who was William George Walker? Where and when was he born? What were is height and weight and color of hair? Where did he live and work? For some of these questions we’ve found ready answers, but for others the … Continue reading

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How I Became Addicted to Genealogy!

About 15 years ago my husband and I visited Bemidji Minnesota which is where my Mother grew up. On a whim we went into the Beltrami County Courthouse and asked if there were any records available for viewing and were … Continue reading

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Chickamauga Addendum……

Hi Everyone, Here’s some additional information about Chickamauga Battlefield which is located south of Chattanooga, Tennessee and just over the border into Georgia. The prize being fought for was Chattanooga and the rail center and gateway to the heart of … Continue reading

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13th Michigan Infantry Memorials

Good Evening, I discovered I had a few more pictures of Civil War memorials to the 13th Michigan Infantry, the unit in which our ancestor Andrew Jackson Boss served. These are some pictures I took at Chickamauga battlefield about five … Continue reading

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13th Michigan Infantry Monument

Good Evening, Andrew Jackson Boss served in the 13th Michigan Infantry, Company K. At the Chickamauga Battlefield can be found a monument to the unit: The monument reads: Michigan, To Her Thirteenth Regiment of Infantry commanded by Colonel Joshua B. … Continue reading

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Zilpha Shipman Boss

Good Afternoon, Zilpha Shipman Boss lived for many years after the death of her husband Andrew. In this picture you can still see the sadness in her eyes. I wonder if she’s sitting on the porch of the home Andrew … Continue reading

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