Tag Archive: family

Small item can lead to huge tree

In every newspaper old or new you will find some small item that has been put there by a relative and it is in memory of a loved one. They are usually very… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

The Kiss

If you want to be introduced to a whole bunch of new blog pages then this is the place to go because she has a list of the entire photo Kiss entries. Each… Continue reading

Debby Hutton – Girl of Month

Today, Jan 2, 2013 I got a message through Ancestry.com from Donna an owner of a family tree thanking me for the information. I didn’t remember what she was referring since I send… Continue reading

Party For Mrs. Swope

Party For Mrs. Swope Sometimes an innocent looking newspaper item will provide valuable clues for a family tree. I found the following item back in March of 2012 which seemed to have lots… 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

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

Jackie Gamboa Where are You?

Jackie Gamboa When I am reading an old newspaper I look for stories which contain a picture of the person in the item because it might be the only picture available of that… Continue reading

Cassie M. Johnson 1974

Well here is the first of my “old” stories. In my files I had fifty-three (53) items for which I have not been able to find a family tree, where I could send… Continue reading

Who Is He?

In the previous blogs we got the link to the Google News Archive list of old newspapers, an Enhanced News Archive List with Locations, a broken out version which lists only the newspapers published… Continue reading

Clip It ! – How to do a screen print

In the last three blogs we got the link to the Google News Archive list of old newspapers, an Enhanced News Archive List with Locations which shows where those newspapers were published and… Continue reading

USA Only – Enhanced Newspaper Archive Feb 2013

Update: 21 Aug 2013 The Google News Archive list is very useful but needed to be enhanced by adding the name of country or state where the newspaper was published. I completed that… Continue reading

Enhanced Newspaper Archive List

If you have ever worked with Google News Archive list then you know that it only contains the names of newspapers, not where they were published. I’ve enhanced that chart by adding the… Continue reading