Maine 1861… or is it ?

So you found the marriage announcement or you found the birth of a family member in the old Maine newspaper. Or you do a happy dance because you finally found that obit for the elusive Uncle Gilman. You are ready to post your findings on FaceBook, to tell the world of your great find… Then… Continue reading Maine 1861… or is it ?

Ludington, Michigan newspaper dates

Watch the dates on newspaper items; some can be very tricky. I was cleaning up some of my old files for my “Family Tree List” and I saw a news clip on a tree which was dated March 27, 1971. The item said Harry T. Stolberg was surprised for his birthday. The news clip was… Continue reading Ludington, Michigan newspaper dates