Category Archives: Newspaper Research

Hallowe’en Hijinks in Upstate New York, c. 1912

In honor of Halloween I post this little ditty related to an ancestor of mine. It pertains to the antics of second cousin, Maurice J. Dullea (1895-1934), who got into a wee bit of trouble with the federal government back … Continue reading

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Finding a Good Home in Rural New York, c. 1904

Recent days have found me knee deep in online newspaper research at a website known as NYS Historical Newspapers. It’s a site  you’ll find indispensable if you’re researching  ancestors who resided anywhere in New York State. Best of all it’s … Continue reading

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When Family History Research Makes You Sad….

…there simply are no words. Wishing peace to a distant cousin I’m just beginning to know. Facts & Fallacies, September 3, 1914, page 2, column 2, Northern New York Historical Newspapers. Accessed 15 June 2016 at: ______  Copyright © … Continue reading

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