Martha E Jett – age 81 – obit Jun 1950 – Virginia

Once again I found one (1) obituary and with that one obit, I was able to create a tree that has 164 people on it. The obituary I found in the The Free Lance-Star was for “Mrs. Martha E Jett” who died in Stafford County, Virginia on June 11, 1950. There was only one (1)… Continue reading Martha E Jett – age 81 – obit Jun 1950 – Virginia

1855 – Sexton report – Ann Arbor, Michigan

I found an 1855 newspaper Sexton report that has the names and ages of people who died in 1854.  I created a screen print of the newspaper item and posted it on the Ancestry dot com Message Board. Link to the newspaper item: Sexton Report I then transcribed the report: Soloman Mann 30 y 8… Continue reading 1855 – Sexton report – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Currency Shower – 1935 Connecticut

I wonder if this type of shower is still given to a future bride?   This 1935 newspaper item was written during the Great Depression. The following are some fact about the Great Depression which will give you an insight into why a currency shower would be given. 1934 Congress authorizes creation of the Federal… Continue reading Currency Shower – 1935 Connecticut

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?