This week on the Genealogy Northwest Ohio blog, a look at the usefulness of jail and hospital records in tracking down family history:
"Criminals have very good paper trails even though they are not the best of trails."
This week on the Sandusky History blog, in honor of National Poetry Month, the blogger writes of Sandusky's pioneer poet, Leonard Beatty Gurley:
This week on the Genealogy Northwest Ohio blog, a perspective on the reliability of birth, death and U.S. Census records.
The most accurate — birth. The least — death. Why?
This week on the Herbal Collections blog, a weed appropriate for the season, used to soothe inflammation and expel mucus from the lungs — chickweed.
This week on the Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay blog, a look at the life of Jacob Hornig, a German immigrant who worked as a marblecutter in Sandusky in the 1870s — his work including the cutting of tombstones.
This week on the Ohio's Yesterdays blog, a look at the life of a South Bass Island resident, John "Jack" Day Jr., who moved to the island in 1887 when he was 20.
This week the Sandusky History blog includes a look back to the March 19, 1985, edition of the Sandusky Register, and an article featuring a new business that opened:
This week on the Ohio's Yesterdays blog, Parks Canda remembers the 70th anniversary of the loss of a Word War II pilot from Fremont who died when his plane crashed on a route from Ontario to Maine.
This week on the Sandusky History Blog, the life of teacher Jessie Hornig, celebrations of the anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, and a look at merchant Moses Lebensburger.
This week in the Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay blog, an 1868 city directory, a graveyard poem from 1900, and death by Lake Erie at the end of winter in 1904.
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