The Dutch Slave Trade 1500-1850

It is interesting to see how one blog posting can cause other blog posting to be created, much like a comment in a conversation at a dinner party can cause a discussion about a seemingly unrelated topic. “I like the dress you are wearing; the color is so…” “Did you know that the first cloth… Continue reading The Dutch Slave Trade 1500-1850

Records, Forms and Applications

Where can I find information about a family member if I don’t have any family records available? Family records such as birth, baptism, marriage and death are very important records to have but they are not the only records that contain valuable information about the family member. Today I read a piece from the author… Continue reading Records, Forms and Applications

Wreck of the Scotsman – September 1899

Have you ever seen a story in an old newspaper and wondered “Why don’t I know about this?” The New York newspaper story about the 1959 Yellowstone earthquake, which I’ve posted in my blog in the past, was one of those stories that I had never heard of. (https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2014/09/21/1959-yellowstone-earthquake-revisited-2/) This next story is also a… Continue reading Wreck of the Scotsman – September 1899