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 …

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. Marriages and AnniversariesMining Newspapers for Engagements, Marriages, Anniversaries, and Divorce Records Thomas Jay Kemp 20 June 2012
  • 2. ◦ Over 6,100 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today  Over 1.2 Billion Records  Millions of Engagement, Marriage & Divorce Records
  • 3. • Who?
  • 4. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom
  • 5. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?
  • 6. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?
  • 7. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?• Where?
  • 8. • Who? – Name: Bride – Name: Groom• What?• When?• Where?• How?
  • 9. • Church
  • 10. • Church• Reception
  • 11. • Church• Reception• Bride - bio
  • 12. • Groom – bio
  • 13. • Groom – bio• Born in SC
  • 14. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age
  • 15. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC
  • 16. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC• Work history
  • 17. • Groom – bio• Born in SC• Approx. Age• How long in DC• Work history• Honor & Trust
  • 18. • Not seeing: – Parent’s Names – Other Family
  • 19. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York
  • 20. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details
  • 21. • Out of area – Yonkers, New York• Wedding Details• Bridesmaids, Maid of Honor, flower girl – all named
  • 22. Independent Inquirer (Brattleboro, Vermont) 28 June 1834, page 3
  • 23. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 24. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 25. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 26. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 27. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 28. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 29. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 30. Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 19 Aug 1828, page 3
  • 31. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895
  • 32. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages
  • 33. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence
  • 34. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married
  • 35. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago
  • 36. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 • Names, ages • Residence • Where married • 1st wife died, 14 months ago • Married 63 years
  • 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. 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. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD
  • 40. Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Jan 1895 1880 Census Garrett County, MD
  • 41. Boston Post Boy (Massachusetts) 22 July 1751, page 2
  • 42. Commercial Daily Register (Sandusky, Ohio) 25 January 1862, page 1
  • 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. ◦ Over 6,100 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today  Over 1.2 Billion Records  Millions of Engagement, Marriage & Divorce Records
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