Tag Archive: genealogy

Belinda Easlick of Elsie, Michigan – 1972

I thought that a 1972 wedding announcement with a lot of information would yield a real family tree for the bride or groom, but I have not been able to find a home… Continue reading

A picture can be your confirmation

Back in 2012 I found an obituary in an Arkansas newspaper which contained a lithograph portrait of William L Walker. I did not know how to capture a screen print back then so… Continue reading

Fatal Calamity 1873 – Mrs. Wolverton

One of the most lamentable and terrible accidents ever recorded in these columns, took place on Monday night, at the residence of Mr. Dennis Wolverton, in the Township of Grand Blanc (Michigan). As… Continue reading

NUMBERED AMONG THE DEAD

While helping Luanne; writer of The Family Kalamazoo (A genealogical site devoted to the history of the DeKorn and Zuidweg families of Kalamazoo); to find newspaper items about the Spanish American War; I… Continue reading

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

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