1899 – Lost in Klondike – Provost

News from the Klondike back in the 1899’s was slow and sometimes wrong. Here is an item from the Anaconda, Montana newspaper giving a correction to a May report, and an item about Mr. Provost. Cities and names in the 1899 newspaper report: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Victor Edair, Victor Altaire Jr., Boston, Massachusetts M. Provost,… Continue reading 1899 – Lost in Klondike – Provost

Small Items in Newspapers – Hazelton 1949

Do not overlook small items in newspapers. They may be small but they can lead to a wealth of information. I was looking for an obituary in the 1949 “Roundup Record-Tribune & Winnett Times” a Montana newspaper when this small item caught my eye. (See below for information on newspaper and link to item) I… Continue reading Small Items in Newspapers – Hazelton 1949

1959 Yellowstone earthquake

I was hoping to find family trees for all the people mentioned in this item, but I was only able to find a couple and they never replied so I don’t know if they ever got the message .  I hope that this blog posting will get to all the other family members who lost… Continue reading 1959 Yellowstone earthquake