German Newspapers in USA

I was working on Face Book adding links to some genealogy group pages when I had an idea. Why not post the links to the German newspaper, I have on my Google News Archive Enhanced collection. I remember marking some newspapers as being published in German but I didn’t know exactly in which states they… Continue reading German Newspapers in USA

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers on Google News Archive. Alphabetical order State, Town name and Newspaper name Corrected 02 May 2016     Pennsylvania – 83 Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver Allegheny Times 732 issues Oct 2, 1988 – Jan 31, 2008 Beaver County Times 11,503 issues Nov 2, 1954 – Oct 31,… Continue reading Pennsylvania Newspapers

Tramps on the railroad – 1900

If you can’t find information for a relative on the tree, then maybe he or she was a tramp, who was killed and buried in an unknown grave. Here is a story that has five tramps being killed, while stealing a ride, on the B. & O. R. R. — I copied the story and… Continue reading Tramps on the railroad – 1900

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

Civil War Battles and Engagements – 1879 Gettysburg, Penn

Civil War items sell newspapers and the newspaper editors used various ways of presenting civil war items.  Here is a great tool to sell newspapers “List of Battles and Engagements“.  The following picture is just a sample of what you will see when you go to the newspaper link (below). “Names and Dates of Battles… Continue reading Civil War Battles and Engagements – 1879 Gettysburg, Penn

Latin Slogan – 2015

A story in Feb 2015 has people upset about a proposal for a new Latin slogan. “Nativist Idiots Mistake Latin for Spanish, Totally Lose Their Shit” “by Hudson Hongo” http://gawker.com/nativist-idiots-mistake-latin-for-spanish-totally-lose-1684021434?utm_campaign=socialflow_gawker_facebook&utm_source=gawker_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Here is the history for Latin slogans from an 1879 newspaper: See to right of this link: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=eVEmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=BwAGAAAAIBAJ&pg=3175%2C5447131

What does this have to do with genealogy?

Don’t overlook the foreign press Just because your relatives come from Pennsylvania doesn’t mean they won’t be featured in a Canadian newspaper. You are probably thinking “What does this have to do with genealogy?” In part you are right it has nothing to do with Genealogy, Family Trees, Obits, or Marriages but it is an… Continue reading What does this have to do with genealogy?

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?

Eureka Moment – Joseph Banks 1930

Have you ever had that Eureka Moment which makes you stop dead in your tracks or makes you jump out of bed in the middle of the night? Well I just had one of those moments. I was trying to get some sleep but at the same time thinking about how to write my next… Continue reading Eureka Moment – Joseph Banks 1930

Check All Family Tree Hints

When creating your family tree, make sure you check all the family tree hints given on everyone of the people on your tree. You might be surprised to find a family tree coming off of a distant relative which does not show up anywhere else. In my tree creations I always try to capture all… Continue reading Check All Family Tree Hints

Congressman Edward Everett Robbins

I once wrote a book in which I tried to impress on the reader that it was important to write down one’s life story because in this world the only ones who get mentioned in the history books are notables and kings. Well, in the United States we don’t have kings but we do have… Continue reading Congressman Edward Everett Robbins