How To create and use Custom Fact/Event

Have you ever wondered why some records on Ancestry dot com, come into a profile page but do not point to any fact? (To see a SHORT VERSION of this “How To” go to: https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2018/09/26/how-to-create-and-use-custom-fact-event-2/)   We see that a “marriage” record has been brought into the profile page but there is no “marriage” in facts… Continue reading How To create and use Custom Fact/Event

Kieler Family Tree – seven obits

Once again I was able to find many newspaper items for a family tree by starting out with one obit. As the above screen print of the family tree shows, I found seven (7) obits for this Family tree, and the years range from 1931 to 2006 – 1931, 1941, 1956, 1975, 1988, 1990, 2006… Continue reading Kieler Family Tree – seven obits

Wrong Information? Thomas G Mason 1822-1914

Newspaper accounts may be wrong. Just like the web a newspaper may have the wrong information and you should verify and confirm what you read. Here is an example.     This 1914 newspaper obituary says that “Mason’s family came over from England after 1822, settled in Michigan and founded the town of Mason”.   The… Continue reading Wrong Information? Thomas G Mason 1822-1914

Michigan – Newspapers

Find Michigan Newspapers by Town name, County name or Newspaper name. These Old newspapers are on the FREE – Google News Archive Collection. Learn How To navigate the newspaper; Decade, Year, Month or Day The table below has a Title, Town & County name, and Newspaper name. Title = State name with the number of… Continue reading Michigan – Newspapers