Saturday, March 30, 2019

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: IN THE PAPER

Amy Johnson Crow challenges us to remember our ancestors and their families through this task: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. I completed ’52 Ancestors’ in 2014 & here I go again. This post is in response to that challenge. The topic for this week is IN THE PAPER

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: IN THE PAPER

Newspapers are full of family information!
I have found many great things at
Here are links to a few of my posts that were based on newspaper articles.


               Colonel Aaron Brown
               Rose Ella Brumfield Brown
               Sarah Jane (Smith) Brumfield, Oldest Citizen
                Mittie Fortenberry Simmons 


            Keith Alford’s 1stBirthday, 1943 MS


              Ernest & Ella Married 1920 Ohio


            Colonel Aaron Brown


            Civil War Veterans Reunion, 1926 MS


            Promotion for P. K. Alford, 1945


             Shoot Out in Ohio, 1929
             Fatal Shooting in Ohio, 1953
             Yellow Fever


Nancy said...

I forget to look for all the possibilities in newspapers, especially birthdays and military. It's a great idea to compile a post like this, Colleen.

Wendy said...

I agree with Nancy - a post like this serves much like an index to your ancestors.