Alonzo's Obit

Scholefield Family Tree I located one obit for Alonzo. There are likely more out there because this was one picked up by a nearby paper in a different county. The moral of this story is that you might find a news item about your family in an unexpected paper. Nearby papers would reprint news from …

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Another Lead?

Whittle Family Tree As I try to wrap up the Whittles so I can move on to something else, I find myself left with a “pile” of information concerning the Whittles in Maryland. Sadly, I have no context for the material. We’ve all been in this position. “I know they’re related. I just don’t know …

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Which Harmanus?

Scholefield Family Tree It behooves the serious researcher to remember that not all search engines have indexed every part of the web. In this case, a search on Dogpile for “harmanus degraff” turns up the following result from Ask and Bing: Simon, son of Daniel, born April 6th, 1753, married December 6th, 1779, first, Annatie, …

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Widow Susan Road

Scholefield Family Tree Remember to keep reading articles which are returned when you search. You might find a gem like this one: Columnist Has Personal Interest In Amsterdam Widow Susan Road A bit of Amsterdam area history was included in yesterday’s issue of the Yonkers Herald Statesman where the column, “First Person Singular,” attracts attention …

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