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  1. NewspapersCritical Resources to Document Your Family Tree Thomas Jay Kemp Family History Expos 22 February 2013

  2. Newspapers

  3. Newspapers 6,500 & Growing! 1690-Today

  4. Over 6,500 newspapers • All 50 states • 1690 to today • Over 1.3 Billion Records • 400,000 rare books & documents • Over 219 million obituaries & death records

  5. Key Items in Newspapers..

  6. Family Stories

  7. Find the great family stories

  8. Find the great family stories

  9. Find the great family stories

  10. Find the great family stories

  11. Find the great family stories

  12. Find the great family stories

  13. Death Records

  14. Boston News-Letter. July 24‐July 31, 1704. page 4 Obituaries Obituaries

  15. James Edwin Ayres (1817-1893) and his wife Ann (Ford) Ayres (1817-1901) are listed in the 1850 census for Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York.

  16. James Edwin Ayres (1817-1893) and his wife Ann (Ford) Ayres (1817-1901) are listed in the 1850 census for Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York.

  17. James Edwin Ayres (1817-1893) and his wife Ann (Ford) Ayres (1817-1901) are listed in the 1850 census for Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York.

  18. Hudson River Chronicle (Sing Sing, NY) 12 December 1848 Obituary notice for Lovina Ayres born 7 August 1846 died 28November 1848

  19. Birth Records

  20. Births

  21. Aberdeen (SD) Daily Herald. 10 December 1999, page 18. • Child’s name, date and place of birth • Mother’s maiden name • Names of both sets of grand-parents • Names of the great grandparents

  22. “This is their third daughter” • “Mr. Monroe left about three weeks ago for a southern camp (Army), where he was called in the draft.” • Mrs. Monroe – formerly Miss Rhea Holtzberg – a teacher in the Butler City schools Fort Wayne Sentinel. 13 April 1917. page 18

  23. Trenton Evening Times. 4 October 1964. Page 49.

  24. Dallas Morning News November 19, 1978

  25. Dallas Morning News November 19, 1978

  26. Marriage Records

  27. Marriage announcements

  28. Engagements

  29. Clues • Names of the bride and groom • Name and location of the church • Date of the wedding • Where the couple will live • Names of the parents of the bride • Biographical information • Members of the wedding party • Pictures

  30. Independent Inquirer (Brattleboro, Vermont) 28 June 1834, page 3

  31. Eastern ArgusPortland, Maine: 19 August 1828 – Page 3

  32. Eastern ArgusPortland, Maine: 19 August 1828 – Page 3

  33. Eastern ArgusPortland, Maine: 19 August 1828 – Page 3

  34. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895

  35. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages

  36. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence

  37. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married

  38. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago

  39. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years

  40. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years • Only death in family

  41. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years • Only death in family • # of children, grandchildren etc.

  42. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD

  43. Philadelphia Inquirer29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD

  44. Dallas Morning News (Texas)19 January 1948, Section 2, page 13

  45. Divorce Records

  46. Boston Post Boy (Massachusetts) 22 July 1751, page 2