Obits found – Ida Jane Noel 03 Oct 1909, Gettysburg, Penn

Finding one obit in an old newspaper can lead to many more in the same newspaper. It can also lead one to another newspaper from the same town. I was working on a story about newspaper history items; “…don’t feel bad about what is happening in the Supreme Court, the USA has gone through much… Continue reading Obits found – Ida Jane Noel 03 Oct 1909, Gettysburg, Penn

Ludington, Michigan newspaper dates

Watch the dates on newspaper items; some can be very tricky. I was cleaning up some of my old files for my “Family Tree List” and I saw a news clip on a tree which was dated March 27, 1971. The item said Harry T. Stolberg was surprised for his birthday. The news clip was… Continue reading Ludington, Michigan newspaper dates

Robert W Spang obit 1910 – Penn

Sometimes you have to cut up the newspaper item in order to make it fit better on the tree. Newspaper columns are narrow and long and fit the news print page but are not easily displayed on a family tree profile page. — I like to cut up the news column and rearrange it to… Continue reading Robert W Spang obit 1910 – Penn

Helen Campbell Gillette Obit 1907

Have you ever wondered how to create a tree or branch from just a few clues? Here are the steps I took to complete a branch for Helen Campbell Gillette. (Links to items are at the bottom of this posting) I found an obituary for Helen Campbell Gillette. I started a tree for her. I… Continue reading Helen Campbell Gillette Obit 1907