Tag Archive: family trees

Coosa River Project

William Patrick Lay & Alabama Power Company A story that I find in an old newspaper will often lead to another more interesting story. That is the case with the William Patrick Lay… Continue reading

How to Fix a Relationship

Don’t you just hate it when a relationship fails? I mean you work real hard to make everything work just right and then this happens. Oh, I’m sorry, my last blog was Kiss… Continue reading

Tennessee or New Jersey in Newspaper Table?

Today Feb. 16 2013, I received a message from a Mark Aubrey: “Thanks for the work. A correction for you, though. The Sunday Chronicle of Knoxville, Tennessee is actually from Paterson, New Jersey.”… Continue reading

How To find a missing person on census records

Where is Percy Green in 1940? Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find a family member on some census record when you “KNOW” the person has to be there? In my… Continue reading

Percy and Irene Greene (Green) 1974

Where is Percy Green in 1940? Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find a family member on some census record when you “KNOW” the person has to be there? I found… Continue reading

Quest – Sheriff Pat Baker Tree

In my last blog I wrote about Sheriff Pat Baker’s tree and how I came to find other trees for him but what I did not share, which I will do now is… Continue reading

Georgia on My Mind

In August of 2012 I found a political ad in a 1988 Georgia newspaper and from that simple ad I was able to find more items for the person. The person was a… Continue reading

Some Family Trees are easy to find

I was looking for some items in the newspapers on knitting for a blog (don’t ask) when I happened on this item about the son of Abraham Lincoln. It seems that in 1910… Continue reading

Found another tree: John Evan McKay 1937

As I’ve mentioned before in my blogs, I have a “NO LUCK” folder and from time to time I go into it and pick a file to work on. This time I got… Continue reading

Travel Now and in 1901

I have been reading blogs about people’s travels and thinking about the difference between what we call traveling and what our ancestors called traveling. In today’s blogs we have: The Too Mutch For… Continue reading

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nov 25, 1854

My last blog was concerning a family who died in Demerara, British Guiana in 1854. In the same Acadian Recorder newspaper there was a list of people who also died. Screen Print of… Continue reading

Foreign Service Now and in 1854

I came across a blog from a family who will be stationed in Bolivia, South America for the next two years and it reminded me of the obituary I have in my “NO… Continue reading

If Kentucky can do it…

I was looking through my files for my collection of search engines and came across this Kentucky Genealogy Resource Room. The Minnie Winder Genealogy & Local History Room This got me to think… Continue reading

Passport Applications

I found an obituary in the 1901 Dubuque Daily Telegraph , a  Dubuque, Iowa newspaper and in trying to find a family tree for John Marxer, I came across a passport application. I… Continue reading

The History of the Brown Name

Thanks to the following link I was able to find out what “WNU Service” designated. The Stripper’s Guide blog blog discusses the history of the American newspaper comic strip. Obscurity of the Day:… Continue reading