Sundays Obituary

Sunday’s Obituary – Bonaventura Bianchi (1885 – 1906)

Posted on July 10, 2016 in Sundays Obituary

Recently, I sent away for a bunch of obituaries from the Mount Carmel Library in Mount Carmel, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. Yesterday I received my copies and they contained a surprise. When browsing their index, I found two obituaries listed—one for Ventura Bianchi and one for Vinton Bianchi, both published the same day by different newspapers—so I ordered both. The results […]

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52 Ancestors 2015 Edition: #28 Edward A. McGinn, Sr. (1859 – 1914) – Sunday’s Obituary

Posted on July 19, 2015 in 52 Ancestors, Family History, Sundays Obituary

  Edward McGinn is the son of Christopher McGinn and Anna Delaney McGinn and he is my 2nd great uncle. According to his death certificate, he was born 14 April 1859.  He married Ellen T. Hogan and fathered eight children: Christ, John, Edward, Irene, Leo, James, Margaret and Aloysius. He died of heart disease on 19 December 1914. There are […]

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Sunday’s Obituary – Thomas P. Noble (1882 – 1934)

Posted on January 11, 2015 in Family Photos, Sundays Obituary

The Mount Carmel Public Library in Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania has much of the areas historical newspapers on microfilm. A kind volunteer created an index to the microfilm, which is now online at their website.  If you find your ancestor on the index, you can then request a copy of the obituary for one person for $5.00 or the […]

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Sunday’s Obituary – Michael and Margaret Meisberger

Posted on October 12, 2014 in Family History, Genealogical Tips, Sundays Obituary

Recently, I found this poignant and heartwarming obituary[1] on Chronicling America at the Library of Congress. It publicizes the deaths of my 3rd great-grandparents, Michael and Margaret (Bettinger) Meisberger. For more information about the lives of these two individual, see my posts 52 Ancestors: #12 Michel Meisberger and 52 Ancestors: #21 Margarethe Bettinger Meisberger. From a genealogy perspective, it gave […]

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