If Kentucky can do it…

I was looking through my files for my collection of search engines and came across this Kentucky Genealogy Resource Room. The Minnie Winder Genealogy & Local History Room This got me to think… Continue reading

Passport Applications

I found an obituary in the 1901 Dubuque Daily Telegraph , a  Dubuque, Iowa newspaper and in trying to find a family tree for John Marxer, I came across a passport application. I… Continue reading

Google – from Eastman’s web site

On a web site that I recently found Easlman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter there is a web page with many Google items. Go to the Eastman site: Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter Thank You.

The History of the Brown Name

Thanks to the following link I was able to find out what “WNU Service” designated. The Stripper’s Guide blog blog discusses the history of the American newspaper comic strip. Obscurity of the Day:… Continue reading

How To Work with Google News Archive

Updated on 01 Dec 2014 Updated 08 Sep 2017 In my last posting I wrote about the date error on The Argus Press newspaper collection in Google News Archive list . This posting… Continue reading

Owosso, Michigan – The Argus Press

The Google News Archive list has some wrong newspaper dates. Take for instance the The Argus-Press published in Owosso, Michigan. The November 13, 1911 newspaper is a November 11, 1972 newspaper which is… Continue reading

Teacher Salaries to child labor

Keep your eyes open for new items which come to you when you least expect them. I went looking for teachers salaries in Michigan because in the blog “The Family Kalamazoo” there was… Continue reading

Frank C. Ives – Billiardist 1899

Frank C Ives was a young man when he died, but he was a wealthy man. I found this item: Nevada, Missouri The Nevada Daily Mail August 31, 1899 Frank C. Ives is… Continue reading

Was George Pardoned?

George S. E. Vaughan (Vaughn) has a very interesting life story linked to US history or US folklore. I found this item: Bessemer, Michigan September 9, 1899 Saturday The Bessemer Herald – Sep 9, 1899 Man… Continue reading

Update: inauguration speech

I added a link to President Obam’s speech . . The president will be giving his inauguration speech and I thought it would be interesting to see what other presidents have had to… Continue reading

Penny got home from school

Penny got home from school at her usual time and immediately punched in the code to reset the alarm system. This year was the first time she was able to do this task… Continue reading

Inauguration speech

The president will be giving his inauguration speech and I thought it would be interesting to see what other presidents have had to say. I did a Google Search and found a web… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Transcript and Original Image – Joseph Banks 1917

When looking at transcripts of documents always view the original image to make sure it matches the transcript because both transcript and original will be put on to your family tree. Here is… Continue reading

LAUGHED AT LOCKS AND BARS – Woodson and Cooper 1883

In Google News Archive list they have a newspaper which they titled “The Nevada Daily Mail” Jul 10, 1883. However the actual name of the paper is “The Daily Mail” and it is… Continue reading