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    1. [MA~Old-News] obituary index updated
    2. Laura Aanenson
    3. I just updated the obituary index on my family history web site. Hope you find family members there!   Relatively speaking, Laura   Searching for my TOLF ancestors and their descendants in Sweden and Illinois  http://livinginthepastlane.com, http://livinginthepastlane.blogspot.com/, http://twitter.com/itsallrelatives   Volunteer for RAOGK at http://www.raogk.org/

    04/26/2010 12:03:49
    1. [MA~Old-News] Adoption/Guardianship Notice
    2. David Howe
    3. Hello List, I am searching for a possible newspaper notice regarding the guardianship or adoption of my grandmother Bessie. Bessie was b. June 1893, in Massachusetts and adopted about 1903, by the time she was 6 yrs old by Isaac H. and Rebecca (Cilley) Foss. The Foss family lived in Ipswich, MA so the probate papers were probably filed in Essex County. Census records indicate that Bessie Foss and her husband Herbert W. Ross were living with Isaac and Rebecca in 1920 on Turkey Place Road in Ipswich, MA. Herbert and Bessie were married in 1910. If a birth notice for a Bessie _________ b. June 1893, possibly in Ipswich, MA is located that would also be a great help to me. Any information on the above will be appreciated, even if it is to point me in another direction to find what I am looking for. Dave In Florida _______________________________________ No viruses found in this outgoing message Scanned by iolo AntiVirus 1.5.3.5 http://www.iolo.com

    04/11/2010 06:49:26
    1. [MA~Old-News] Corporal John F. Sellman
    2. Laura Aanenson
    3. >From The Baltimore Sun 02 Apr 1900 pg 7; "CORPORAL J. F. SELLMANN - The funeral of Corporal John F. Sellmann, of Company C, Twenty-seventh United States Volunteer Infantry, who died of malarial fever at Manila on February 4, took place yesterday afternoon from the home of his sister, Mrs. E. Paar, 6 North Monroe street. The body reached Baltimore on Friday. Services were conducted by Rev. Paul Wienand, of St. John's Reformed Church. The pallbearers were Messrs. Eckhardt Sellmann, Conrad Paar, William Wehrenberg, William Schmidt, Lawrence Amend and Adam Itzel. Burial was made in Baltimore Cemetery. Messrs. Philip Seewald & Sons were the undertakers."  Relatively speaking, Laura   Searching for my Clarke ancestors and their descendants in Maryland, Ohio, and Illinois  http://livinginthepastlane.com, http://livinginthepastlane.blogspot.com/, http://twitter.com/itsallrelatives   Volunteer for RAOGK at http://www.raogk.org/

    04/02/2010 06:21:12
    1. [MA~Old-News] DALTON and BELL Obituaries
    2. Hello, Wondering if?anyone can locate the obit for Harry E. DALTON of South Boston who died in November of 1928 or '29 (one or the other).? He is buried in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA. Also, is there an obit for Elizabeth (Morris) BELL who died in Boston after being hit by a car.? This was 1914, I believe.? She is buried in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston (Jamaica Plain area, I think). I expect Harry DALTON's obit may be easier to find as I know for sure that he died in the month of November.? But Elizabeth BELL......I'm not so sure. Any and all assistance is very much appreciated. Dorothy -----Original Message----- From: ma-old-news-request@rootsweb.com To: ma-old-news@rootsweb.com Sent: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 3:00 am Subject: MA-OLD-NEWS Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1 Today's Topics: 1. Woods Manning Malden Holy Cross Cemetery (palib@rochester.rr.com) 2. Hatton Sommerville? early 1900s (palib@rochester.rr.com) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message: 1 Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 15:09:55 -0500 From: <palib@rochester.rr.com> Subject: [MA~Old-News] Woods Manning Malden Holy Cross Cemetery To: MA-OLD-NEWS@rootsweb.com Message-ID: <20090209200955.IGWJ5.53557.root@hrndva-web21-z02> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 I am looking for an obituary for Margaret Manning Woods, my husbands maternal grandmother. She died in June 1923 after she was severly burned in a housefire in Charlestown, Mass. on June 3, 1923 from which she safely rescued her four small sleeping children. Her husband (Edward Woods) was later buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, Mass. I am alsosd trying to indentify Father Manning, a Roman Catholic priest, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in 1927. I will be most grateful for any help! Pamela Lacy Hatton Geneseo -- Pam Hatton palib@rochester.rr.com ------------------------------ Message: 2 Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 20:19:35 +0000 From: <palib@rochester.rr.com> Subject: [MA~Old-News] Hatton Sommerville? early 1900s To: MA-OLD-NEWS@rootsweb.com Message-ID: <20090209201935.IKAV6.53694.root@hrndva-web21-z02> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 I am looking for my husband's paternal grandparents. I believe they lived in Sommerville, Mass. and were Roman Catholics. They had three children Arthur E. Hatton, Sr.(1921-2007), Dorothy Hatton Wyllie (Mrs. Robert) and Clare Hatton she also married. My husband does not remember his grandparents. So I assume they died before 1945. Any information would be most welcomed. -- Pam Hatton palib@rochester.rr.com ------------------------------ To contact the MA-OLD-NEWS list administrator, send an email to MA-OLD-NEWS-admin@rootsweb.com. To post a message to the MA-OLD-NEWS mailing list, send an email to MA-OLD-NEWS@rootsweb.com. ________ __________________________________________________ To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to MA-OLD-NEWS-request@rootsweb.com with the word "unsubscribe" without the quotes in the subject and the body of the email with no additional text. End of MA-OLD-NEWS Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1 *****************************************

    02/10/2009 04:18:59
    1. [MA~Old-News] Hatton Sommerville? early 1900s
    2. I am looking for my husband's paternal grandparents. I believe they lived in Sommerville, Mass. and were Roman Catholics. They had three children Arthur E. Hatton, Sr.(1921-2007), Dorothy Hatton Wyllie (Mrs. Robert) and Clare Hatton she also married. My husband does not remember his grandparents. So I assume they died before 1945. Any information would be most welcomed. -- Pam Hatton palib@rochester.rr.com

    02/09/2009 01:19:35
    1. [MA~Old-News] Woods Manning Malden Holy Cross Cemetery
    2. I am looking for an obituary for Margaret Manning Woods, my husbands maternal grandmother. She died in June 1923 after she was severly burned in a housefire in Charlestown, Mass. on June 3, 1923 from which she safely rescued her four small sleeping children. Her husband (Edward Woods) was later buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, Mass. I am alsosd trying to indentify Father Manning, a Roman Catholic priest, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in 1927. I will be most grateful for any help! Pamela Lacy Hatton Geneseo -- Pam Hatton palib@rochester.rr.com

    02/09/2009 08:09:55
    1. Re: [MA~Old-News] 1918 Flu
    2. Evelyn
    3. Does anyone know how I would go about finding newspaper articles about a car accident around 1940 in Cambridge where a woman, Gladys Hersum Millar, was killed? Evelyn -----Original Message----- From: ma-old-news-bounces@rootsweb.com [mailto:ma-old-news-bounces@rootsweb.com]On Behalf Of lfelixthekat@aol.com Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:31 AM To: QUEBEC-RESEARCH@rootsweb.com; MAHAMPSH-L@rootsweb.com; MA-OLD-NEWS-L@rootsweb.com Subject: [MA~Old-News] 1918 Flu Here is something that was sent out last week regarding the 1918 Pandemic Flu... This is very interesting. Its an account of various stories and some pictures... http://www.pandemicflu.gov/storybook/index.html Please feel free to forward to any other listings...? Lfelixthekat ------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to MA-OLD-NEWS-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message

    08/27/2008 05:17:15
    1. [MA~Old-News] 1918 Flu
    2. Here is something that was sent out last week regarding the 1918 Pandemic Flu... This is very interesting. Its an account of various stories and some pictures... http://www.pandemicflu.gov/storybook/index.html Please feel free to forward to any other listings...? Lfelixthekat

    08/27/2008 03:31:03
    1. [MA~Old-News] John J. JACKSON & Fam. - Ire - Mass - MO - Phila to Chester, Dela. Co., PA
    2. Hi list,      This is a the first & only posting for this info -- please e-mail me at:                HMWEBBER@aol.com Question: Do the newspapers give any info about Irish passenger ships arriving c1880?      I'm looking for info on the following John J. JACKSON Family who immigrated from Ireland to Massachusetts to Missouri to Philadelphia & to Chester, Delaware Co., PA!      Any info, especially death & places of burial would be of great help. I have mostly all the census records for them.   :)     JACKSON Descendant Chart 1) John J. JACKSON, b. Jan 1858, Ireland, m. c1878, Ireland     + Mary Unknown, b. Aug 1857, Ireland, m. c1877, Ireland      2) Margaret JACKSON, b. Jun 1879, Ireland.      2) Anna JACKSON, b. Feb 1881, Mass.      2) William J. JACKSON, b. 4 Jul 1882, St. Louis, Missouri          + Emma J. TOBIN, b. c1880, PA           3) Madelene T. JACKSON, b. 4 May 1914, Chester, PA               + Unknown HOWLAND?      2) Charlotte JACKSON, b. Dec 1883, St. Louis Missouri      2) Henry M. JACKSON, b. Oct 1885, St. Louis Missouri      2) Joseph JACKSON, b. Apr 1889, Philadelphia, PA      2) Gertrude M. JACKSON, b. 25 Mar 1891-92, Philadelphia, PA          + Earl L. MELVILLE, b. 20 Oct 1890, PA           3) Beatrice MELVILLE, b. c1909, Chester, PA           3) John E. MELVILLE, b. 1912, Chester, PA           3) Marion R. MELVILLE, b. 1916, Chester, PA      2) Catherine Florence JACKSON, b. Feb 1894, Philadelphia, PA          + John M. GALLAGHER, b. 16 Sep 1889, Chester, PA, m. 1915           3) John Mitchell GALLAGHER, b. Nov 1919, Chester, PA               + Mary      2) Raymond JACKSON, b. Oct 1896, Philadelphia, PA          + Louise Unknown, b. 1896, PA           3) Harry JACKSON, b. 29 Jul 1915, Chester or Upper Chichester, PA           3) John JACKSON, b. c1920, Chester or Upper Chichester, PA      2) Harold JACKSON, b. Jul 1899, Philadelphia, PA Thank you very much for any help you can give me! :) Happy hunting, Helen (DCGS) ************************************** Get a sneak peek of the all-new AOL at http://discover.aol.com/memed/aolcom30tour

    08/26/2007 05:12:11
    1. [MA~Old-News] Important List Information
    2. Articles - NewspaperAbstracts.com
    3. Purpose: This list is used in conjunction with the http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com website. New items posted on the website in the area covered by this list are automatically sent to this list. This list is also a tool for researchers to communicate with other list members about newspapers in the area covered by the list. How to Unsubscribe: Every message that is sent through this list contains the very simple and effective instructions on how to unsubscribe at the bottom of the message. Digest verses Individual Mail: This list is available in either individual mail mode or digest mode. For specific instructions on how to switch between digest and individual mail mode of this and other related mail lists, please visit the list information page at: http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/help.php?action=showitem&id=17 Automatic Postings: New items posted on the http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com website for this area are automatically sent to this list by the script that helps to manage the website. The email address that the news items are sent from is an administrative email address and is not the email address of the actual submitter of the news item. Contacting Original Submitter: To contact the original submitter of a specific news item that was sent to the list through the automatic postings, follow the link in the email message titled "Direct link to article". This link will take you to the article on the website. Once at the article page, under the newspaper title is the "By" line which includes the username of the actual submitter of the news item. Click on the username and you can then contact the actual submitter by email, private message or guestbook. Contributing: To contribute your own news items to the http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com website, visit the site, click on the country, then the state/province, and finally the county where you want the news item to appear. At the county level of the site, you will see a "Submit Article" link near the upper left of your screen. More specific instructions can be found in our FAQ section at: http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/help.php RSS Feed: For those that take advantage of RSS feeds, you can now receive notification of new items posted in a specific county or for the entire site. For the link to the feed, visit the website and go to the county you wish to subscribe to and click on "Subscribe to category by RSS". Sorry, the RSS feed is not yet available on a state-wide basis.

    05/04/2007 06:33:25
    1. [MA~Old-News] 2006 Year in Review for Newspaper Abstracts
    2. Articles - NewspaperAbstracts.com
    3. 2006 Year in Review for Newspaper Abstracts - Finding Our Ancestors in the News! Newspaper Abstracts started out over six years ago simply as a place to share old newspaper articles I had in my collection and has grown into a site with hundreds of contributors and over 30,900 articles - with over 9,100 contributed during 2006! There are currently over 1,500 registered members on the Newspaper Abstracts site and over 10,000 subscribers to the various Old-News mail lists. An average of 750 news items are added each month and over 1,317,000 of these articles have been read on the site in just the last 18 months! I wanted to take this time to remind all of our various members, subscribers, contributors and coordinators of some of the features of the site and clarify some others. If you haven't visited the site in a while, I encourage you to stop by soon to take advantage of many of the new features. Old News Articles Old news articles are submitted on the website at http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com, and on occasion through one of the mail lists, by site visitors, regular contributors along with county and state coordinators. For more information on how to submit news articles and what type of articles are accepted on the site please visit http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=1588 and http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=1590. Mail Lists There are 53 mail lists associated with the Newspaper Abstracts website. Through the miracle of computers, all articles added to the site are automatically sent to two mail lists by the script on the website. The first mail list an article goes to is Newspaper-Abstracts@rootsweb.com. This is the main list for Newspaper Abstracts and has the most traffic - normally over 600 emails per month. The second list the article goes to is the state specific list, for example, an article posted in any county in Missouri is sent to the MO-Old-News@newspaperabstracts.com mail list, an article posted in Illinois goes to IL-Old-News@rootsweb.com, etc. More information, including subscribe and unsubscribe instructions for the mail lists can be found at http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=2339. Acknowledgements The actual submitter of any news article can be found on the website with the article. Under the title of the article is a by-line, which shows the chosen user name of the contributor. When an article is submitted to the site, an email automatically goes out to the appropriate mail lists and subscriber list. These articles are sent to the list from the administrative email address for the Newspaper Abstracts website, which is articles@newspaperabstracts.com. This is NOT the email address of the actual contributor of the news article. To view and/or contact the actual contributor of the article, you will need to follow the link in the email message to the Newspaper Abstracts website. Newspaper Abstracts Registered Members The Newspaper Abstracts website allows visitors to register for a free account. Once registered, the member can choose to subscribe to a specific county and/or state. By subscribing, the member is notified each time a new article is added to the county and/or state that the member subscribed to. To unsubscribe, the member only needs to return to the main page for the county and/or state that they are receiving notifications from and click on unsubscribe. Alternately, a registered member can log in at the site and go to 'Options', then go to 'Manage Subscriptions'. This area will list all county, state and/or specific article pages that you have subscribed to and allow you to unsubscribe from there. A new feature for registered members provides you with another place to post your research information. Under your profile, you can now list items such as your family history web page, surnames you are researching, along with a limited amount of research information. You can set your account to receive private messages as well as have your own guestbook. You may turn these options on or off in your profile setting. The advantage of registering with the site and accepting private messages is in the ability to have others contact you without giving out your email address, thereby reducing the amount of unwanted messages. Posting Restrictions In an effort to thwart inappropriate posts on the site, all postings, including news articles, comments and postings to guestbooks, are subject to approval by the administrator. Once a member has posted a number of appropriate posts, whether as comments, guestbook submissions or article submissions, their account is manually upgraded to a contributor account and their posts are no longer held pending administrator approval, though all postings are still reviewed and subject to removal if not deemed appropriate for the site. And Finally I would like to take this time to thank all of those who have taken the time to submit news items to the site over the past 7 years. Your contributions are greatly appreciated. For a list of the top contributors to Newspaper Abstracts, please visit our homepage at http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com. I would also like to thank those volunteers who help with specific counties and states. A list of current state and county coordinators can now be found on the site at http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/leaders.php. Many more coordinators are also needed for other areas of the site. To learn more about becoming a state or county coordinator, see http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?id=2317. Wishing all a wonderful and blessed 2007! Barbara Freeman Site Administrator Newspaper Abstracts - Finding Our Ancestors in the News! http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com

    12/30/2006 07:40:26
    1. [MA-OLD-NEWS] Marriage of Alexander Allan and Frances Margaret Harper
    2. Diane Jameson
    3. I'm hoping there is an old newspaper announcing the marriage of Alexander Allan and Frances (Francis) Margaret Harper in 1915 or before September 1916. They worked in Worchester, had their wedding photos done in Clinton, and she had relatives in Lowell. I will be so thrilled to find the exact date of their marriage. They were Church of Ireland (Anglican) or Episcopalian. Gratefully, Diane Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

    09/24/2006 02:36:34
    1. Re: [MA-OLD-NEWS] Most list seem to be slow right now.
    2. Hi all. take your time, but if somebody can send a general message to the "group", then I will see if I receive it, because I receive personal messages, but now no group messages. Darlene

    09/19/2006 12:20:10
    1. [MA-OLD-NEWS] vital records
    2. searching for death records of Michael Burke was bapt. 07/25/1837 in Galway, Ireland, and Michael died 10/07/1869 of Typhoid Fever in Brookline, Mass. and death record of Mary Costello-Dalton Burke, (bapt. 02/27/1842 in Portumna, Ireland), she died 01/04/1875 of Typhoid Fever in Brookline, Massachusetts. please email me at patriotgirl777 at aol dot com I am not getting emails from the group list, and I was told that they are under-going changes in their system. thank you for anybody's help as to "where" what link are the Vital Records at Brookline. Darlene R.I.

    09/19/2006 11:53:07
    1. [MA-OLD-NEWS] Most list seem to be slow right now.
    2. IRIS L M MILLER
    3. Most list seem to be slow. I just figured everyone is busy at this time? I know I am. Iris ----- Original Message ----- From: <PatriotGirl777@aol.com> To: <MA-OLD-NEWS@rootsweb.com> Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 4:53 PM Subject: [MA-OLD-NEWS] vital records > > searching for death records of Michael Burke was bapt. 07/25/1837 in > Galway, > Ireland, > and Michael died 10/07/1869 of Typhoid Fever in Brookline, Mass. > > and death record of Mary Costello-Dalton Burke, (bapt. 02/27/1842 in > Portumna, Ireland), > she died 01/04/1875 of Typhoid Fever in Brookline, Massachusetts. > > please email me at patriotgirl777 at aol dot com > I am not getting emails from the group list, and I was told that they are > under-going changes in their system. > > thank you for anybody's help as to "where" what link are the Vital Records > at Brookline. > > Darlene > R.I. > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > MA-OLD-NEWS-request@rootsweb.com with the word 'unsubscribe' without the > quotes in the subject and the body of the message >

    09/19/2006 11:16:57
    1. Re: MA-OLD-NEWS-D Digest V06 #5
    2. My recollection (born 1928 )was the Boston Post, not sure if it was around in 23 or not but I remember it growing up in West Roxbury. 1929 -1954 and beyond, non existent sometime after 1954. Hope this helps some. Jini D

    08/01/2006 01:33:56
    1. Re: [MA~Old-News] 1923 newspapers
    2. List Admin - Newspaper Abstracts
    3. You may try the State Library of Massachusetts: http://www.mass.gov/lib/collections/news.htm Barbara Freeman Finding Our Ancestors In The News! http://www.NewspaperAbstracts.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "DEBORAH DALE" <libtech@verizon.net> To: <MA-OLD-NEWS-L@rootsweb.com> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 5:02 PM Subject: [MA~Old-News] 1923 newspapers > Can anyone advise me on which newspapers were circulating in Boston > (Dorchester) in 1923? I've looked at Ancestry's selection of newspapers > for Massachusetts and none are from the Boston area. Does anyone know of > any recent projects to provide more online Boston newspapers? > > Thanks for your time, > Debbie in WA

    07/31/2006 02:10:41
    1. 1923 newspapers
    2. DEBORAH DALE
    3. Can anyone advise me on which newspapers were circulating in Boston (Dorchester) in 1923? I've looked at Ancestry's selection of newspapers for Massachusetts and none are from the Boston area. Does anyone know of any recent projects to provide more online Boston newspapers? Thanks for your time, Debbie in WA

    07/31/2006 09:02:54
    1. RUSSELL / FREDERICK/ DANIEL/ BOSTON FIREMEN/ 1892 & 1934
    2. Linda
    3. Wondering if anyone might have any information on these firemen. My ggrandfather Daniel was a fireman when his son Frederick was born in May of 1892 - according to the birth certificate. Frederick was a fireman in Boston from 1918 - 1934. Most of their lives were spent in Suffolk Co. (in the West End). Any help would be greatly appreciated. Linda

    07/14/2006 11:38:56
    1. FW: Edward J. Gilhooly of the Boston Mass area.
    2. Reception
    3. -----Original Message----- From: Reception Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 1:36 PM To: 'GILHOOLY-L@rootsweb.com' Subject: FW: Edward J. Gilhooly of the Boston Mass area. -----Original Message----- From: Reception Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 11:57 AM To: 'gilhooly-l-request@rootsweb.com' Subject: Edward J. Gilhooly of the Boston Mass area. Looking for any info from 1893-1934. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Gilhooly, had a son also named Edward. A daughter, Lucy Marion Gilhooly who was my grandmother. She grew up in the Boston area with Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, who's father was John Francis Fitzgerald " Honey Fitz" the mayor of Boston in 1906-07. I believe Edward J. Gilhooly may have been in politics too. Thank you!!

    03/30/2006 08:15:01