Linda Schrock – 1961 – first date

My first ever real date was when I was in 8th grade back in 1961. I asked Linda Schrock to go to the movies with me… not some regular film at the Redford Theater but a big screen showing at the Fox Theater in downtown Detroit. The movie was “West Side Story”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Side_Story_(film) My father… Continue reading Linda Schrock – 1961 – first date

Follow Blogs

On the following blog, Diane has a list of blogs she follows. You might want to take a look at them. http://www.michiganfamilytrails.com/p/blog-page_4.html Blogs I Follow Reading the work of other bloggers is not only enjoyable, it’s also educational.  I take time 2-3 times a week to read what other bloggers are writing about.  I always… Continue reading Follow Blogs

Wedding in 1899

Adrian, Michigan Arthur Cole married Daisy Buck Oct 1899. But the story is much more than just a simple wedding. Like they say: “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” (1) Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan =========== (1) “…The phrase was first published in Francis Davison’s Poetical Rhapsody in 1602…” http://quotes.yourdictionary.com/articles/who-said-absence-makes-the-heart-grow-fonder.html =============================== Newspaper information and… Continue reading Wedding in 1899

1953 – City Directory – Pictures

In previous blogs I’ve written about the good resources one can find in a City Directory and I found an excellent example in the 1953 Detroit City Directory.     While creating the family tree for Gordon F Laramie, I got a City Directory hint for Morris G Laramie.     The hint gives me… Continue reading 1953 – City Directory – Pictures

The art of engraving 1920’s

City Directory 1920 Detroit, Michigan The art of engraving 1920’s I was working on the “D. R. Lewis wed Ida Mae Jordan 1902, Baltimore Family Tree” when I was asked by one of the owners to help her with information about her great-grandmother. I created a tree for her family; “Oscar William Parrish – Bev… Continue reading The art of engraving 1920’s

Michigan – Newspapers

Find Michigan Newspapers by Town name, County name or Newspaper name. These Old newspapers are on the FREE – Google News Archive Collection. Learn How To navigate the newspaper; Decade, Year, Month or Day The table below has a Title, Town & County name, and Newspaper name. Title = State name with the number of… Continue reading Michigan – Newspapers