City Directory Dates

When you are working with a City Directory collection, make sure you have the correct dates on both the photo copy collection and the actual city directory being photo copied. I was working with a New Jersey city directory in Ancestry dot com and found that the title of the collection did not match the… Continue reading City Directory Dates

Israel Zangwill

When searching for your family members in old newspapers, take the time to capture photos or drawings of other people, just in case their family might like to have the item. I was looking for the obit of eleven year old Chester B Rea in a 1900 New Jersey newspaper when I saw this wonderful… Continue reading Israel Zangwill

Povey and Partridge families connection 1899 – Michigan

Why should I follow a branch that is not mine? I wrote a piece about this subject a while back and I have now found another good example of why you should follow all branches of your tree. Original post — https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2014/09/07/why-you-should-add-data-to-other-branches-of-the-family-tree/ I was cleaning up my old files; creating screen prints of items in… Continue reading Povey and Partridge families connection 1899 – Michigan

Wedding in 1899

Adrian, Michigan Arthur Cole married Daisy Buck Oct 1899. But the story is much more than just a simple wedding. Like they say: “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” (1) Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan =========== (1) “…The phrase was first published in Francis Davison’s Poetical Rhapsody in 1602…” http://quotes.yourdictionary.com/articles/who-said-absence-makes-the-heart-grow-fonder.html =============================== Newspaper information and… Continue reading Wedding in 1899