1899 – Cannibalism in Alaska

The Library of Congress newspaper collection has some very interesting stories. I was looking for information on Roger Provost and found another story to read and post in my blog. “Cannibalism in Alaska” Here is what the web page looks like: Here is close up of the web page: Sample of the story: You can… Continue reading 1899 – Cannibalism in Alaska

Slaves in New Jersey – 1882

Chronicling America Nov 1882 Slaves in New Jersey Biography of two people who were born in slavery in New Jersey, as they told it to the newspaper reporter. See below for Link to full article. Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan original newspaper link: Sacramento daily record-union. (Sacramento [Calif.]), 20 Nov. 1882. Chronicling America: Historic… Continue reading Slaves in New Jersey – 1882

Helen Campbell Gillette Obit 1907

Have you ever wondered how to create a tree or branch from just a few clues? Here are the steps I took to complete a branch for Helen Campbell Gillette. (Links to items are at the bottom of this posting) I found an obituary for Helen Campbell Gillette. I started a tree for her. I… Continue reading Helen Campbell Gillette Obit 1907

Look for more

If you find a death notice for a person on your tree don’t stop looking for more. Newspapers from different locations or the same newspaper may have more information than what you found. I was working on the Pauline F Johnson Obit tree and found this notice. I looked for more. And looked for more… Continue reading Look for more

What’s in a name?

Throughout my blogging here on “Enhanced News Archive”, I’ve tried to stay out of politics but this is just too good to pass up. I was helping my good friend Christine with her Greenwalt Family Tree and was looking for newspaper articles, when I found a reference to the O. U. A. M. in a… Continue reading What’s in a name?