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Marriages and       AnniversariesMining Newspapers for Engagements,     Marriages, Anniversaries,        and Divorce Recor...
◦ Over 6,100 newspapers   All 50 states   1690 to today   Over 1.2 Billion Records   Millions of Engagement,    Marria...
• Who?
• Who?  – Name: Bride  – Name: Groom
• Who?  – Name: Bride  – Name: Groom• What?
• Who?  – Name: Bride  – Name: Groom• What?• When?
• Who?  – Name: Bride  – Name: Groom• What?• When?• Where?
• Who?    – Name: Bride    – Name: Groom•   What?•   When?•   Where?•   How?
• Church
• Church• Reception
• Church• Reception• Bride - bio
• Groom – bio
• Groom – bio• Born in SC
• Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age
•   Groom – bio•   Born in SC•   Approx. Age•   How long in DC
•   Groom – bio•   Born in SC•   Approx. Age•   How long in DC•   Work history
•   Groom – bio•   Born in SC•   Approx. Age•   How long in DC•   Work history•   Honor & Trust
• Not seeing:   – Parent’s Names   – Other Family
• Out of area –  Yonkers, New York
• Out of area –  Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details
• Out of area –  Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details• Bridesmaids, Maid of  Honor, flower girl –  all named
Independent Inquirer (Brattleboro, Vermont)                        28 June 1834, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)            19 Aug 1828, page 3
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 •   Names, ages •   Residence •   Where married •   1st wife died, 14     months...
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14   months ago • Mar...
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14   months ago • Mar...
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14   months ago • Mar...
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895           1880 Census    Garrett County, MD
Philadelphia Inquirer         29 Jan 1895           1880 Census    Garrett County, MD
Boston Post Boy (Massachusetts)            22 July 1751, page 2
Commercial Daily Register (Sandusky, Ohio)                  25 January 1862, page 1
Can You Read This?i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulacltyuesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg.The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan m...
◦ Over 6,100 newspapers   All 50 states   1690 to today   Over 1.2 Billion Records   Millions of Engagement,    Marria...
Special Offer: 1206LFTShttp://www.genealogybank.com/legacysavingsCall Toll Free: 1-888-641-3297
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
Genealogy Research with Marriage & Anniversary Records
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Learn how to use GenealogyBank to research engagement announcements, marriage records and anniversary notices in this PPT presentation from our Legacy Family Tree webinar held in June 2012.

Discover how historical marriage records in newspapers can help you to trace your ancestry. Visit http://www.genealogybank.com/ to uncover your family's marriage records today.

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  1. 1. Marriages and AnniversariesMining Newspapers for Engagements, Marriages, Anniversaries, and Divorce Records Thomas Jay Kemp 20 June 2012
  2. 2. ◦ Over 6,100 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today  Over 1.2 Billion Records  Millions of Engagement, Marriage & Divorce Records
  3. 3. • Who?
  4. 4. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom
  5. 5. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?
  6. 6. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?
  7. 7. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?• Where?
  8. 8. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?• Where?• How?
  9. 9. • Church
  10. 10. • Church• Reception
  11. 11. • Church• Reception• Bride - bio
  12. 12. • Groom – bio
  13. 13. • Groom – bio• Born in SC
  14. 14. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age
  15. 15. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC
  16. 16. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC• Work history
  17. 17. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC• Work history• Honor & Trust
  18. 18. • Not seeing: – Parent’s Names – Other Family
  19. 19. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York
  20. 20. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details
  21. 21. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details• Bridesmaids, Maid of Honor, flower girl – all named
  22. 22. Independent Inquirer (Brattleboro, Vermont) 28 June 1834, page 3
  23. 23. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  24. 24. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  25. 25. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  26. 26. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  27. 27. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  28. 28. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  29. 29. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  30. 30. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  31. 31. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895
  32. 32. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages
  33. 33. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence
  34. 34. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married
  35. 35. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago
  36. 36. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years
  37. 37. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years • Only death in family
  38. 38. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years • Only death in family • # of children, grandchildren etc.
  39. 39. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD
  40. 40. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD
  41. 41. Boston Post Boy (Massachusetts) 22 July 1751, page 2
  42. 42. Commercial Daily Register (Sandusky, Ohio) 25 January 1862, page 1
  43. 43. Can You Read This?i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulacltyuesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg.The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid,aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at CmabrigdeUinervtisy, it dsenot mtaetr in waht oerdr theltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihngis taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghitpclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you cansitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm.Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raedervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.Azanmig huh?yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling wasipmorantt!
  44. 44. ◦ Over 6,100 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today  Over 1.2 Billion Records  Millions of Engagement, Marriage & Divorce Records
  45. 45. Special Offer: 1206LFTShttp://www.genealogybank.com/legacysavingsCall Toll Free: 1-888-641-3297
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