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

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… Continue reading

Pay attention to newspaper dates!

Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find an item in the newspaper? The problem may be with the collection and not the newspaper or your eye sight. I am working on… Continue reading

Pat Mc Carran political Ad 1944 – Nevada

Sometimes a political ad will give you just as much information as an official record, for instance this 1944 political ad in the Nevada newspaper. In the ad they have his bio I… Continue reading

Genealogical Forum of Oregon

Update Nov 2017: I just returned from Portland, Oregon where I spent two weeks with my son Peter his wife Karen and their two girls Hazel and August. While the grand children were… Continue reading

My son

Link to memorial page for Juan Jose:   Born: 06 Aug 1984     –     Died: 12 Apr 2015 Juan Jose Munoz, age 30 born: 06 August 1984, in Lansing, Michigan died: 12 April 2015, in Pueblo,… Continue reading

1935 – Foley wed Correll – where is Carl Zube?

I found a marriage item in a 1935 newspaper and sent out messages to owners of family trees who had these two people on their trees (see below for links).     =====… Continue reading

The Old Mare Knew the Way Home

Originally posted on Maybe someone should write that down…:
Image of Alabama and Market street stands circa 1912. Families who had “truck gardens” came here to sell their wares This is the perfect…

DISCOVERY: Slave Name Roll Project

Originally posted on Daughter of Slave Ancestry:
The 1870 brick wall is no less surmountable in cyberspace than it is in the analog archives of today’s courthouses. Court records from times past divulge…

Judd Cantrell Jr – 1927 Story – South Carolina

I saw a story in the 1927 “Herald-Journal” newspaper and thought I would put it on a tree so others could see the story. I created a tree called “Judd Cantrell Jr. hit… Continue reading

Wife Kansas 1928

Spartanburg, S. C. The Spartanburg Herald Spartanburg, S. C. Herald-Journal – Dec 16, 1928

Interesting Blog

My son sent me this blog… I totally agree with him it is a very interesting Blog:

WWI – Casualty List

I didn’t know that in 1918 they had a daily casualty list published in the newspapers. This is from Nov 22, 1918 issue of “The San Antonio Light”.


Originally posted on Pateley Bridge One Place Study:
Hi, my name is Maria Robinson nee Belcher. I have lived in Pateley Bridge for the last 26years and since last September I have been…

1916 – Ludington, Michigan – News

News from Ludington, Michigan June 1916 I was looking for a family tree item when a news item from Columbus Ohio caught my eye. I noticed that Helen Keller and Thomas A. Edison… Continue reading