Category Archives: Obituaries

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: http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lccn/sn93063604/1914-09-03/ed-1/seq-2/ ______  Copyright © … Continue reading

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Obituary Offers Recollections of Long Time Railroad Man…

Birth, marriage and death dates. They may provide the framework for genealogists researching the lives of their ancestors, but what about those old obituaries? Ahhh……now that’s  where you’ll find the good stuff! Over the course of the last few years … Continue reading

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Real Daughter of the Civil War Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Imagine getting a letter from the living child of an American Civil War soldier in which she recounts the stories of her father’s military adventures during a conflict that ended nearly 150 years ago! I had the privilege of reading … Continue reading

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