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Grandpa Christmas, a Priceless Gift from a Free Newspaper Collection

Christmas is a time for family. A gathering of the generations. The laughter and the memories created are special. But we all have family members who we never shared a single Christmas with.

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Finding Irish Origins: Part One

Finding an ancestor’s Irish town of origin is a goal for many genealogists. This January, I was able to do that for an ancestral couple. The strategy and resources used might help others who are searching for an Irish ancestral … Continue reading

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Newspaper Research: The Importance of Being Thorough

“The cry of fire was raised in Catharine st. at 10 o’clock this forenoon, and in a minute the street was black with people.”[4]

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