Tag Archives: Obit

More on Obituaries – October 31, 2019

I hadn’t planned on this being a series when I started talking about obits, but after my last post on the subject – What’s Not in an Obituary – October 30, 2019, I reviewed my notes on the topic and realized … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace John Moon (1916 – 2019), Oldest Known Iwo Jima Survivor – October 29, 2019

Rest in peace John Moon, oldest known Iwo Jima survivor (1916 – 2019). I saw this a few minutes ago on Legacy.com – http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/john-moon-1916-2019-oldest-known-surviving-veteran-of as I working on a different post. John Moon was believed to be the oldest known … Continue reading

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What’s Not in an Obituary – October 30, 2019

In my earlier post today – Is It a Given Name or Nickname? – October 30, 2019, I talked about my friend’s Aunt Penny. What’s missing from her obituary and Find-A-Grave memorial – https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/janice-beard-obituary?pid=187925902 ; her Find-A-Grave memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186830062/janice-kaye-beard, are … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-28-october-2019/ FamilySearch.org added approximately 100,000 new, notable Catholic Church Records from Salta, Argentina (1634-1972). Search additional free historical records from American Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, England, Peru, the United … Continue reading

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Powered By Cutting-Edge Machine Learning Technology, Ancestry® Debuts the World’s Largest, Searchable Online Obituary Collection, Providing Members with Even More Details about the Ancestors Who Shaped Their Past – October 28, 2019

I saw this on Ancestry last night – Powered By Cutting-Edge Machine Learning Technology, Ancestry® Debuts the World’s Largest, Searchable Online Obituary Collection, Providing Members with Even More Details about the Ancestors Who Shaped Their Past: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/10/28/powered-by-cutting-edge-machine-learning-technology-ancestry-debuts-the-worlds-largest-searchable-online-obituary-collection-providing-members-with-even-more-details-about-the-ancest/. For more than … Continue reading

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Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie – Kansas Tuesdays October 22, 2019

This took a while as I wasn’t getting a good sense on any of the counties or towns I was checking out in western Kansas. I went with Sheridan County Historical Society and Mickey’s Museum, Hoxie for this week’s Kansas … Continue reading

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Ness County Historical Society & Museum, Ness City – Kansas Tuesdays October 15, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in central Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from eastern Kansas. I went with Get Rural to see what they had for central Kansas. I chose Ness County Historical Society & … Continue reading

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Utopia College, Eureka – Kansas Tuesdays October 8, 2019

This week, I went looking for areas in southern Kansas as last week’s Kansas Tuesdays post was from northern Kansas. I went with Atlas Obscura to see what they had for Kansas. There were some good possibilities, but many were … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty, Glen Elder – Kansas Tuesdays October 1, 2019

In looking at Beloit, Mitchell County area for things to see and do, I came across a Statue of Liberty. There are at least 25 Statue of Liberty scattered around Kansas – https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/kansas/ks-26-statues-of-liberty/. Link says 26, but the link only … Continue reading

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Helping a Friend Find Where Some Relatives Are Buried – September 28, 2019

I have been busy helping a friend figure out where five (5) of her relatives were buried. They are not on Find-A-Grave or BillionGraves. I found the most recent one had an obituary on Legacy.com. The others died between the … Continue reading

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