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Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
1942. Obituary. Boston Herald
(Boston, Massachusetts), 22 January
1942, page 21. (...
The Bellingham Herald (Fairhaven and
Whatcom, Washington) 24 April 1906. p. 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Hampshire Gazette (Northampton,
Massachusetts) 21 March 1832, page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Westchester Herald (Mount Pleasant, New
York) 29 December 1818, page 4
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
New Hampshire Republican (Dover, New
Hampshire) 25 January 1825, page 10
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Wikipedia
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Centennial (Boston, Massachusetts)
5 August 1818, page 1
“The writer of this shed
tears to hear him …
recount the sufferings and
privations he endured
while fighting for liberty.”...
• Nathaniel Hayford
• One of the last living soldiers from the Battle
of Bunker Hill – 17 June 1776
• Survived by his wife...
• Battle of Lexington &
Concord
• Served 5 years
• Most of the principal
battles
• Battle of Bunker Hill
Reconnecting with...
Massachusetts Spy (Worcester, Massachusetts)
15 July 1851, page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Battle of Concord
• “on Bunker Hill, but not
in the engagement”
Massachusetts Spy (Worcester, Massachusetts)
15 July 185...
New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth,
New Hampshire) 23 April 1850, page 2
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Thomas Hill:
• Battle of Lexington & Concord - 14-year-old boy
• Battle of Bunker Hill “with his father and eldest
brother...
New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth,
New Hampshire) 23 April 1850, page 2
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
“Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
H...
Barre Gazette (Barre, Massachusetts)
31 July 1840, page 2
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington)
5 March 1991. p. A4
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Morning Olympian (Olympia, Washington)
1 May 1910. p. 4
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut)
1 May 1931, page 1, 8
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Started – 1 Nov 1889
• Carrier #1
• Retired - 1 May 1931
• 4 deliveries a day
St...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut)
1 May 1931, page 1, 8
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Started – 1 Nov 1889
• Carrier #1
• Retired - 1 May 1931
• 4 deliveries a day
• ...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut)
1 May 1931, page 1, 8
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
North Street Bridge
Stamford, Connecticut
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Started – 1 Nov 1889
• Carrier #1
• Retired - 1 May 1931
• 4 deliveries a day
• ...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 13
March 1874, page 3 - age 36
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 14
September 1877, page 2 - age 40
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
New York Herald (New York City, New York)
19 August 1894 section 3 page 1 - age 48
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Argus (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
13 November 1872 page 4 - age 36
• Found a “stampless”
letter from Jonathan
Huse to his “aged
mother Anne” –
written in 1809
Reconnecting with Your Family’...
• Letter mentioned that
the “5 children” were
doing fine.
• Letter did not name
the children
Reconnecting with Your Family...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine)
17 March 1825 - age 17
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Sarah Araline Huse
• Made in 1813 – age 6
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Return Jonathan Meigs
(1764-1825)
• Governor of Ohio
• Postmaster General of
the...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Return Jonathan Meigs
(1740-1823)
• Colonel, Continental
Army
• Federal Indian A...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
New York Herald Tribune (New York City, New
York ) 21 October 1891
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• General John Stark
(1788-1822)
• “Live Free or Die”
• Continental Army
Wikipedia
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
FamilySearch
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Massachusetts Spy (Boston, Massachusetts)
18 February 1824, page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
The Evening Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)
2 December 1856. p. 4
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Huntsville Gazette (Huntsville, Alabama)
5 November 1881, page 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Huntsville Gazette (Huntsville, Alabama)
5 November 1881, page 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Wikipedia
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Oregonian (Portland, Oregon)
30 May 1915 Section 3, page 9
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• “The Starbird Children“
• Clarissa (Peters) Russell
• Painted in 1841
• Henry E....
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston,
Massachusetts) 13 February 1888, page 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Daily Atlas (Boston, Massachusetts)
12 May 1847, page 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Evening Transcript
(Boston, Massachusetts) 29 July 1850, page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Evening Journal (Boston,
Massachusetts) 15 April 1884, page 1
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts)
17 September 1926, page 2
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
The Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington)
22 September 1975. p. 8
Jon Lynn Ber...
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
The Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington)
22 September 1975. p. 8
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Patriot (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
22 January 1908, page 6
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Lorine Massey – Facebook – Marcia Amanda
(Young) Richmond’s Recipe for Popovers
• Captain Elisha Smith
• Family records said that he lived in New
Hampton, New Hampshire
• Task: Find his obituary
Reconne...
American Advocate (Hallowell, Maine)
16 April 1825, page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Age 74
• 1751 – 1825
• Living in Lyman, Maine?
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
• Age 74
• 1751 – 1825
• Living in Lyman, Maine?
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
New Hampshire Patriot (Concord, New
Hampshire) 7 July 1834. page 3
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Boston Journal (Boston, Massachusetts)
23 July 1913. p. 12
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Practical Tips – Birth Records
Practical Tips – Birth Records
Practical Tips - Marriages
Practical Tips - Obituaries
Practical Tips
◦ Try Surname Search First
◦ Add first name
 Add year
◦ Try abbreviations
◦ William
◦ Wm.
◦ Bill
Practical Tips
Practical Tips
Practical Tips
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
1942. Obituary. Boston Herald
(Boston, Massachusetts), 22 January
1942, page 21. (...
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Learn how to reconnect with your family stories using historical newspapers. Download this PowerPoint deck from GenealogyBank’s recent webinar tutorial to see several examples of the types of articles that you can find in old newspapers that can be used to trace your family tree and uncover your family history.

Watch the webinar video recording “How To Find Your Family Stories in Newspapers” for an expert-led walk-through of the PPT slides on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS3togVfSbA.

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  1. 1. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  2. 2. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  3. 3. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  4. 4. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  5. 5. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories 1942. Obituary. Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 22 January 1942, page 21. (Source: GenealogyBank.com) http://bit.ly/13fSt07
  6. 6. The Bellingham Herald (Fairhaven and Whatcom, Washington) 24 April 1906. p. 1 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  7. 7. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Massachusetts) 21 March 1832, page 3
  8. 8. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Westchester Herald (Mount Pleasant, New York) 29 December 1818, page 4
  9. 9. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories New Hampshire Republican (Dover, New Hampshire) 25 January 1825, page 10
  10. 10. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Wikipedia
  11. 11. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Centennial (Boston, Massachusetts) 5 August 1818, page 1
  12. 12. “The writer of this shed tears to hear him … recount the sufferings and privations he endured while fighting for liberty.” New Hampshire Patriot (Concord, New Hampshire) 8 May 1851, page 2 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  13. 13. • Nathaniel Hayford • One of the last living soldiers from the Battle of Bunker Hill – 17 June 1776 • Survived by his wife – “the partner of his youth” • He was 96 years old when he died - 1851 • Annual Town Meetings – blessing of liberty Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  14. 14. • Battle of Lexington & Concord • Served 5 years • Most of the principal battles • Battle of Bunker Hill Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  15. 15. Massachusetts Spy (Worcester, Massachusetts) 15 July 1851, page 3 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  16. 16. • Battle of Concord • “on Bunker Hill, but not in the engagement” Massachusetts Spy (Worcester, Massachusetts) 15 July 1851, page 3 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  17. 17. New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, New Hampshire) 23 April 1850, page 2 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  18. 18. Thomas Hill: • Battle of Lexington & Concord - 14-year-old boy • Battle of Bunker Hill “with his father and eldest brother Abraham.” • They were part of “the volunteer minute men who fought.” • He went on to fight in “two campaigns in the Jerseys and New York.” Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  19. 19. New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, New Hampshire) 23 April 1850, page 2 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  20. 20. “Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year.” Longfellow published his poem in January 1861, just 10 years after Thomas Hill & Nathaniel Hayford died. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  21. 21. Barre Gazette (Barre, Massachusetts) 31 July 1840, page 2 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  22. 22. The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington) 5 March 1991. p. A4 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  23. 23. Morning Olympian (Olympia, Washington) 1 May 1910. p. 4 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  24. 24. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  25. 25. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  26. 26. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  27. 27. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  28. 28. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • Started – 1 Nov 1889 • Carrier #1 • Retired - 1 May 1931 • 4 deliveries a day Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  29. 29. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  30. 30. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • Started – 1 Nov 1889 • Carrier #1 • Retired - 1 May 1931 • 4 deliveries a day • Tough Winter Snow Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  31. 31. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  32. 32. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories North Street Bridge Stamford, Connecticut
  33. 33. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • Started – 1 Nov 1889 • Carrier #1 • Retired - 1 May 1931 • 4 deliveries a day • Tough Winter Snow • Flood – Delivered Mail by boat Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 1 May 1931, page 1, 8
  34. 34. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 13 March 1874, page 3 - age 36
  35. 35. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Stamford Advocate (Stamford, Connecticut) 14 September 1877, page 2 - age 40
  36. 36. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories New York Herald (New York City, New York) 19 August 1894 section 3 page 1 - age 48
  37. 37. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Argus (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) 13 November 1872 page 4 - age 36
  38. 38. • Found a “stampless” letter from Jonathan Huse to his “aged mother Anne” – written in 1809 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  39. 39. • Letter mentioned that the “5 children” were doing fine. • Letter did not name the children Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  40. 40. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  41. 41. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Eastern Argus (Portland, Maine) 17 March 1825 - age 17
  42. 42. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  43. 43. • Sarah Araline Huse • Made in 1813 – age 6 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  44. 44. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  45. 45. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1825) • Governor of Ohio • Postmaster General of the United States • US Senator Wikipedia
  46. 46. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • Return Jonathan Meigs (1740-1823) • Colonel, Continental Army • Federal Indian Agent Wikipedia
  47. 47. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  48. 48. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories New York Herald Tribune (New York City, New York ) 21 October 1891
  49. 49. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  50. 50. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • General John Stark (1788-1822) • “Live Free or Die” • Continental Army Wikipedia
  51. 51. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories FamilySearch
  52. 52. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Massachusetts Spy (Boston, Massachusetts) 18 February 1824, page 3
  53. 53. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories The Evening Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) 2 December 1856. p. 4
  54. 54. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Huntsville Gazette (Huntsville, Alabama) 5 November 1881, page 1
  55. 55. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Huntsville Gazette (Huntsville, Alabama) 5 November 1881, page 1
  56. 56. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Wikipedia
  57. 57. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Oregonian (Portland, Oregon) 30 May 1915 Section 3, page 9
  58. 58. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  59. 59. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  60. 60. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories • “The Starbird Children“ • Clarissa (Peters) Russell • Painted in 1841 • Henry E. Starbird, age 10 • Caroline M. Starbird, age 8 • Louis D. Starbird, age 5 Metropolitan Museum of Art
  61. 61. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, Massachusetts) 13 February 1888, page 1
  62. 62. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Daily Atlas (Boston, Massachusetts) 12 May 1847, page 1
  63. 63. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, Massachusetts) 29 July 1850, page 3
  64. 64. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Evening Journal (Boston, Massachusetts) 15 April 1884, page 1
  65. 65. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts) 17 September 1926, page 2
  66. 66. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories The Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington) 22 September 1975. p. 8 Jon Lynn Bergland died in a car accident at the age of 19. This letter was found by his parents among his possessions.
  67. 67. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories The Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington) 22 September 1975. p. 8
  68. 68. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Patriot (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) 22 January 1908, page 6
  69. 69. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  70. 70. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories Lorine Massey – Facebook – Marcia Amanda (Young) Richmond’s Recipe for Popovers
  71. 71. • Captain Elisha Smith • Family records said that he lived in New Hampton, New Hampshire • Task: Find his obituary Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  72. 72. American Advocate (Hallowell, Maine) 16 April 1825, page 3 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  73. 73. • Age 74 • 1751 – 1825 • Living in Lyman, Maine? Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  74. 74. • Age 74 • 1751 – 1825 • Living in Lyman, Maine? Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  75. 75. New Hampshire Patriot (Concord, New Hampshire) 7 July 1834. page 3 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  76. 76. Boston Journal (Boston, Massachusetts) 23 July 1913. p. 12 Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
  77. 77. Practical Tips – Birth Records
  78. 78. Practical Tips – Birth Records
  79. 79. Practical Tips - Marriages
  80. 80. Practical Tips - Obituaries
  81. 81. Practical Tips ◦ Try Surname Search First ◦ Add first name  Add year ◦ Try abbreviations ◦ William ◦ Wm. ◦ Bill
  82. 82. Practical Tips
  83. 83. Practical Tips
  84. 84. Practical Tips
  85. 85. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories
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  88. 88. Reconnecting with Your Family’s Stories 1942. Obituary. Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 22 January 1942, page 21. (Source: GenealogyBank.com) http://bit.ly/13fSt07
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