Kieler Family Tree – seven obits

Once again I was able to find many newspaper items for a family tree by starting out with one obit. As the above screen print of the family tree shows, I found seven (7) obits for this Family tree, and the years range from 1931 to 2006 – 1931, 1941, 1956, 1975, 1988, 1990, 2006… Continue reading Kieler Family Tree – seven obits

History in newspaper

An old newspaper does not have to be very old to give us good information for our family tree. It also does not have to be printed in our ancestors’ community to have news about their local news. Take for instance this January 1990 Alaskan newspaper.     —– It is a weekly newspaper which… Continue reading History in newspaper

I ain’t got no body II

Maybe it’s not the 1880 body that you can’t find; maybe it’s the 1990 body of Aunt Bess.   Have you checked with her immediate family?   See story:   I know you haven’t talked to Cousin Ben in over twenty years but maybe it’s time; after all “YOUR FAMILY TREE” is at stake. Who… Continue reading I ain’t got no body II