Megan Smolenyak

Chief Family Historian for Ancestry.com

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Chief Family Historian for Ancestry.com, the genealogy Web site based in Provo, Utah 

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Ninety-million United States war records are now available at  ancestry.com . These records date from the Jamestown Colony in 1609 to the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

War records go online

Ninety-million United States war records are now available at ancestry.com . These records date from the Jamestown Colony in 1609 to the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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