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|Reb||RE: maiden name|
Can transfer to you also. Will add maiden name. Sorry so late. Just getting this comment.
Added by Reb on Nov 19, 2016 7:13 PM
|Cynthia Utic||Wing family|
Thank you so much for all your work on the Wing family. My daughter in-law and her grandmother Wing are so thrilled with you work as well.
|R J Wylie||Culter|
Transfer complete ... let me know if I missed anyone
|Susan||RE: Thank you again|
Forget google. Use Fultonhistory.com [aka fulton postcards]. It's a totally free site, has 28 million old newspaper pages online. It has the millbrook round table, pine plains register, harlem valley times, pawling chronicle through 1980 or so, Poughkeepsie papers through the early 1940's, Putnam county courier through the 70's. It's also got a bunch of Westchester papers, although not the white plains papers. To see what papers are on the site, go to fultonhistory.com, click on enter, when the search page comes up, click on "index" in the upper right, and start paging through the titles. There's also a link to download the index. If you're going to do a Boolean search (see below), you MUST spell the newspaper title EXACTLY as it is spelled in on the index, or the search won't work.
Be advised that these are copied from 3rd generation microfilms, so sometimes the search engine has problems finding things. Some years, especially the early-mid 20's are totally missing.
I always use the Boolean search and search only the newspapers I'm interested in. To use the Boolean for the above newspapers, you have to set the search engine to Boolean and begin the search EXACTLY as typed below, including the mis-spelling. You can capitalize or not, case doesn't matter, but the spelling does. You can only search one specific paper at time.
Millbrook ny round table and
pine plaines ny register herald and
amenia ny harlem valley times and
amenia ny times and
carmel ny Putnam country courier
pawling ny Patterson news chronicale
Poughkeepsie ny daily eagle
Yes, I know the plains in pine plains is mis-spelled, the county in Putnam county courier is misspelled and the chronicle in pawling news chronicle is mis-spelled. The guy who runs the site is a genealogical angel, but a horrible speller. If you don't misspell them, the computer doesn't know what you're looking for.
The amenia times is before 1912, the harlem valley times is after 1912.
Anyway, after the and in the above command, add what you're looking for:
Millbrook ny round table and Anthony wing and died and 1944.
If you want to make sure you get all the Anthony wings, including if the name includes the middle intial, use anthony w/1 wing. That would bring up anything where Anthony is within 1 word or wing, like Anthony Charles wing, Anthony George wing, Anthony f wing, etc.
If you can't find what you're looking for, change the search terms. If you know someone's wife's maiden name (say smith), search
millbrook ny round table and wing and Anthony and smith and died and 1952
keep adding and deleting search terms, and you can normally find what you want.
It takes practice. I've been using fulton for years, and am very good at searching. It takes practice, since the computer can't always read what's on the page properly. Give it a try, but be forewarned, it's very addictive.
The site also has "exact phrase", "all the words", "any of the words" and other searches. I just find the Boolean to be the most useful, because if you use it, you can pick which paper you want to search. I really don't much care about people who live in Buffalo. I'm interested in the people who live around Dutchess.
Added by Susan on Jun 18, 2013 6:04 PM
I found another Wing child, not on the site yet. Charles Anthony "Tony" Wing Jr, born and died 1n 1944. Son of Charles Sr & Mary. He's got a name stone, along with a main Wing monument, but I didn't find any name stones for his parents there. It's possible they don't have there name on any stones. I'm seriously doubting they buried him in one place and themselves in another plot. But I've still got a couple hundred pictures to go through, so I may find them yet.
Buried in the same plot with baby Tony is Christopher John Wing, died 2004, son of Patrick and Linda. There don't appear to be any other name stones in the plot, or at least if there are, I somehow missed them
Will transfer baby Tony to you
Added by Susan on Jun 18, 2013 1:37 PM
|Susan||RE: More Wings, Millbrook|
YOu're really welcome. I love doing this stuff, and love it even more when I can pass the people over to their families
I'll let you know when/if I enter more Wing pictures or Wing relatives
Added by Susan on Jun 14, 2013 5:39 PM
|Susan||More Wings, Millbrook|
I'm working on St Joseph's cemetery. Added pictures for JOhn Wing, d. 1954, Marion Smith Wing, died 1970, Richard, d. 1958. Added obit for Richard.
Also added Thomas J, son of Marion & John. He's only got a flat military stone, but is buried with his mother. Will transfer Thomas to you
I'm sure I've got more wing pictures. I'll let you know as I add them
Added by Susan on Jun 14, 2013 2:18 PM
|Reb||RE: maiden name|
Done, would you like me to transfer her to you?
Added by Reb on Jan 14, 2013 7:33 AM
Transfers for Archibald Wing and Deborah Wing Bowdish completed, as requested.
Added by lrw on Sep 03, 2012 7:53 AM
|Susan||RE: Transfer request|
I remember researching Jackson Wing. I can't believe you actually met someone born in 1858. Don't you wish you could meet him now and ask him what his life was like?
Added by Susan on Sep 01, 2012 8:53 AM
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