Category Archive: Research – Genealogical Sources

Nov 27

Genealogical Treasures At Home

Autographs

I dare to say that most family historians frequently overlook genealogical clues that are hiding in our homes? Thank goodness for clues that Charlie’s ancestors left behind in their autograph books. The Geiger family is fortunate to have not one, but two autograph books with entries dated as early as 1881. I dare say that …

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Nov 11

Newspaper Clippings

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Don’t you just hate it when you find newspaper clippings that contain no documentation, e.g., no date and the paper is not named. My family is notorious for clipping and snipping, but not telling. Clues for approximate dates (at least a year or range of years) sometimes can be found. The accompanying clipping describes a …

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