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."

11:05 AM Apr 12, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog, in honor of National Poetry Month, the blogger writes of Sandusky's pioneer poet, Leonard Beatty Gurley:

10:57 AM Apr 10, 2013

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?

11:00 AM Apr 5, 2013

This week on the Herbal Collections blog, a weed appropriate for the season, used to soothe inflammation and expel mucus from the lungs — chickweed.

11:00 AM Apr 3, 2013

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.

11:00 AM Mar 29, 2013

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.

11:40 AM Mar 27, 2013

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:

11:00 AM Mar 22, 2013

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.

10:57 AM Mar 20, 2013

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.

11:07 AM Mar 13, 2013

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.

10:59 AM Mar 8, 2013

 

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