In this presentation Toni McKeen will cover what documents are available in United States Military Records, the information they contain, how to find them, and how to use them for further research. An informative handout, which lists helpful military sites, will be provided to attendees. The program will begin with an inspirational Powerpoint presentation of historical WWI and WWII posters.
Toni McKeen has been doing genealogy research on her own extensive Italian family, her husband’s Irish family and son in law’s German family for more than 30 years. She is a member of several genealogical organizations, and was recently Chairman of the Genealogy Club of Newtown. Over the years she has taught at Founders Hall in Ridgefield, Redding, CT as well as Bronxville and Mamaroneck, NY. Toni has also been a popular lecturer at various genealogy societies in the New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Boston, and Long Island areas.
This program is part of the town-wide Remembering World War I series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The series is co-sponsored by the Library, Keeler Tavern Museum, Ridgefield Historical Society, American Legion, Graveyard Restoration Committee, Marine Corps League, Daughters of the American Revolution and Ridgefield Playhouse. The program is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library.