Category Archive: Pennsylvania

Obits found – Ida Jane Noel 03 Oct 1909, Gettysburg, Penn

Finding one obit in an old newspaper can lead to many more in the same newspaper. It can also lead one to another newspaper from the same town. I was working on a… Continue reading

German Newspapers in USA

I was working on Face Book adding links to some genealogy group pages when I had an idea. Why not post the links to the German newspaper, I have on my Google News… Continue reading

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers on Google News Archive. Alphabetical order State, Town name and Newspaper name Corrected 02 May 2016     Pennsylvania – 83 Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver… Continue reading

Tramps on the railroad – 1900

If you can’t find information for a relative on the tree, then maybe he or she was a tramp, who was killed and buried in an unknown grave. Here is a story that… Continue reading

John Miller obit – 1901

As readers of my blog know, I create trees using information off of old newspaper items. Once I create the tree and attach a screen print of the news item, I then try… Continue reading

Help the poor in 1879

I wonder how many law suits this old man would have to fight if he did this on his property in 2015.     Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan

What does this have to do with genealogy?

Don’t overlook the foreign press Just because your relatives come from Pennsylvania doesn’t mean they won’t be featured in a Canadian newspaper. You are probably thinking “What does this have to do with… Continue reading

Paul J. Hungerford, father or son?

Can a City Directory entry confirm a death date? Let’s take a look at one case where the death date was attributed to the father instead of the son and there was no… Continue reading

I ain’t got no body

Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find that 1880’s relative. “I ain’t got no body.” Well maybe he was a member of the O. U. A. M., or she was a… Continue reading