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

Romelia Beebe Obit Dec 1983 – Ludington, Michigan

Don’t forget to include all your relatives on your tree, even the unmarried ones. I saw an obituary for a Miss Romelia Beebe, age 93 in a 1963 Google News Archive newspaper collection. Upon closer inspection I noticed that they had the date wrong on their collection title. The actual date of the newspaper is… Continue reading Romelia Beebe Obit Dec 1983 – Ludington, Michigan

1959 Yellowstone earthquake – Revisited August 2019

Update 10 Aug 2019: see below, at end. Also updated the Provost entry on 30 Aug 2019, per the request of Jackie of California. On January 1, 2013 I posted a little story about the newspaper article concerning the 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake. (1) In preparing that blog posting I created a little tree for the… Continue reading 1959 Yellowstone earthquake – Revisited August 2019