Tag Archive: family trees

Teacher Salaries to child labor

Keep your eyes open for new items which come to you when you least expect them. I went looking for teachers salaries in Michigan because in the blog “The Family Kalamazoo” there was… Continue reading

Frank C. Ives – Billiardist 1899

Frank C Ives was a young man when he died, but he was a wealthy man. I found this item: Nevada, Missouri The Nevada Daily Mail August 31, 1899 Frank C. Ives is… Continue reading

Penny got home from school

Penny got home from school at her usual time and immediately punched in the code to reset the alarm system. This year was the first time she was able to do this task… Continue reading

LAUGHED AT LOCKS AND BARS – Woodson and Cooper 1883

In Google News Archive list they have a newspaper which they titled “The Nevada Daily Mail” Jul 10, 1883. However the actual name of the paper is “The Daily Mail” and it is… Continue reading

Jackson, Michigan 1900

When looking for your ancestors in old census records aren’t you sometimes frustrated because nothing comes up when you do a search? Why can’t I find ”old Uncle Harry” in the 1900 census,… Continue reading

Google News Archive Correction

The Google News Archive web page has some errors in their newspaper data base and I am trying to correct the errors as I find them.  In my Table of States table I’ve… Continue reading

Check All Family Tree Hints

When creating your family tree, make sure you check all the family tree hints given on everyone of the people on your tree. You might be surprised to find a family tree coming… Continue reading

The Problem with Emma L Wickersham

I ended my last blog with the following statements: Normally I don’t trust the information that is on a family tree, I just use it as reference to verify some other information but… Continue reading

Civil War News Sells Newspapers

If you are an American Civil War Historian or just have Civil War veterans on your family tree, don’t limit your research to just newspapers which were published during the war years or Ken… Continue reading

Jack D. Pafford

It’s funny how one simple newspaper item can help so many family tree owners fill in the missing pieces on their tree. I was able to find six family trees for the following item… Continue reading

Newspaper Dates | Names in newspapers

When working with old newspapers in Google News Archive list, Enhanced Archive Newspaper List with Locations, or the Table of States you must pay attention to the dates that appear on the title of… Continue reading

Liddel Spencer Davis

Some of the stories in the newspaper are not items dealing with people in the community, but are items that the newspaper has obtained from other sources such as AP.  The following story… Continue reading

Congressman Edward Everett Robbins

I once wrote a book in which I tried to impress on the reader that it was important to write down one’s life story because in this world the only ones who get… Continue reading

Easy Anna

Easy Anna The title is suggestive just to catch your attention it does not mean what you think. What “Easy Anna” means is that it was easy to find a family tree for… Continue reading

Anna Linn on a Family Tree

Anna Linn This blog will show that it is possible to find a family tree with little information. Here is the item I saw in a 1917 newspaper. This is the link to… Continue reading