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I think all of the topics are interesting, I do not want to limit my learning to one area, but any different topics interest me.

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Charles Hansen commented on a post on Blogger.
Spokane, Washington has two very old cemeteries and a very large area for Civil War veterans. They tell us more Civil War veterans are buried in Spokane than in the nearest National Cemetery on the other side of the state. Greenwood has a very large Civil War memorial and a smaller Spanish American War memorial. A few years ago they started a Military Cemetery at Medical Lake, Washington, and have had many veterans buried there now.

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Thanks Thomas, as a mail list administrator for close to 20 years for 7 Rootsweb mail lists, they are still alive and functioning

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I was wondering if they were trying to show the pretty curtains on the window by having the man so far apart from the ladies

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Another good resource is the Danish emigrant database, so many young Danes were leaving Denmark in the period after Denmark lost the war with Germany in the 1860s that Denmark started this database and it has been online for over a decade. It lists emigrants from Denmark from 1869 to 1908 and is part of a larger database of pay for view databases, but since so much of the Danish records are on film at Salt Lake City I would start with those records first.
Here is the URL for the emigrant database: http://primary-sources.eui.eu/website/danish-emigrant-database
There was a universal draft of 17 year old males and they registered the males at birth and then every 2 to 3 years after that. Those records are on microfilm also, and you will find a lot of 16 year old males leaving Denmark on the emigrant database.

Denmark has wonderful records, and even though they are written in Danish they are fairly easy to read. And for the ladies they keep their maiden names so in the records they are as easy to follow as the men.
Family Search filmed the records by parish so you need to know the parish before you do much research in Denmark. How can you find the parish? I was lucky as my grandfather had left a small notebook with his address in Denmark. You can also try the Danish IGI which is now online at Family Search. The IGI works well for uncommon names, my grandfather was Anton Hansen and that was easy to find, but I looked for his brother John Hansen and there was 14 pages of John Hansen's.
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