Edward K Hosford death 1893

Why is an Indiana death reported in a Maine newspaper?

Obit - E. K. Hosford Mar 1893

It is hard to say why some items get picked up by newspapers while others don’t.

In this case it was probably a good filler; a small item with a twist.

The fact that Edward was not nominated for the post brought on an illness which ended his life.

In the four (4) page newspaper for Mar 24, 1893 there was little news about Biddeford most of the news comes from other parts of the country and from abroad.

So always look in other places for information about your family. Maybe the story (birth, marriage anniversary and death) has been picked up by some other newspaper, and even in some other state.

Thank You.

Jose from Clarkston, Michigan


Link to item – See seven (7) columns to right of this link: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=CkVCAAAAIBAJ&sjid=M7kMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6665%2C10704

Link to his tree: (Ancestry.com users only) – http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/45677885/person/6399849062

By Jose A Munoz

Retired General Motors designer who now works on subjects dealing with genealogy. I create trees using items I find in old Google News Archive newspapers and I contact other tree owners notifying them about the news item concerning their relative and send them a link to the tree I created. I post a screen print of the news item on the tree for others to copy, so that my work will benefit others. Occasionally, I will post about the tree I created or the item that I found, always with a "how to" in-bedded in the post. I want my blog posts to help others with their family trees or with their genealogy experiences.

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