Table Index of Posts on Blog with links II

  Update May 2016 to original Table of Postings. Original Post: Here is a hint for bloggers: Document in a table or chart the items you are writing about so you won’t have… Continue reading

My son

Born: 06 August 1984     –     Died: 12 April 2015 Juan Jose was born in Lansing, Michigan on August 6, 1984 to Jose Antonio Munoz and Lorraine Omega Todd. Juan Jose died in Pueblo,… Continue reading

How To Work with Google News Archive

Updated on 01 Dec 2014 In my last posting I wrote about the date error on The Argus Press newspaper collection in Google News Archive list . This posting will show you how… Continue reading

Helen (Blue) Bowen death date is?

I saw the following Face Book (FB) posting and thought I would try to solve the question. “Trying to find when a woman named Helen Bowen passed. Her husband Charles died in 1944… Continue reading

20 Year cycle of elections

I was trying to think of a topic to discuss in our next local genealogy club meeting (https://www.facebook.com/Clarkston-Area-Genealogy-Society-933098470117575/) and thought about the presidential campaign we are experiencing. If in 2016 we have a… Continue reading

Small item can lead to huge tree

In every newspaper old or new you will find some small item that has been put there by a relative and it is in memory of a loved one. They are usually very… Continue reading

Capture Ancestry dot com records

I was at a 50th high school reunion luncheon and an old classmate asked me for help with her tree. I created a tree for Toni with the information she gave me and… Continue reading

History in newspaper

An old newspaper does not have to be very old to give us good information for our family tree. It also does not have to be printed in our ancestors’ community to have… Continue reading

WarkaWater Towers

Originally posted on Sustain By Design:
While there are some really interesting projects and organizations working to get clean, fresh water to parts of rural Africa, I love the WarkaWater towers for their…

William S. Bromley Murder – 1936

Some message board query and replies contain interesting information and can be just as entertaining as a good tabloid story. I sometimes forget what I was looking for because I started reading some… Continue reading

Family Trees – The MIONSIOG List – Update – 5

  May 30, 2016 Readers of my blog know that I create family trees using information off of old newspaper items. Since I create these trees on Ancestry.com, only Ancestry.com users get to… Continue reading

Search newspapers on line

Some times another blogger has already covered a subject so it would be silly to rewrite what has already been said. Here is one such posting from Dick Eastman. https://blog.eogn.com/2014/09/21/elephind-a-digital-newspaper-collections-search-engine/

Murder List

I found a blog post that my readers might like. — http://www.murderbygaslight.com/p/murder-list.html Thank You Jose from Clarkston, Michigan

Schwartz Family History

I was helping my sister with her house moving work; carrying boxes to garage, emptying cabinets for movers to take… etc. and she showed me a Family Tree book she had stored in… Continue reading

Google Search Hints

Sometimes I find a blog posting that I wish I had written. Here is one on “How To” use the search options on Google and other search sites. I’ve learned so much from… Continue reading

How to search Google Scanned News

I don’t know why I’ve never seen this before as it was published in 2013. You’d think that with all the work I’ve been doing with Google News Archive collection I would have… Continue reading

Canadian Newspapers – English Only

Since the Google News Archive and my Enhanced list were arranged in alphabetical order by name of newspaper, I thought it would be useful to arrange the newspapers by states, so I created… Continue reading