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Types of Newspaper Records
The kind of genealogical information that can be found in newspapers runs the gamut from personal details to historical context. You may find birth, wedding or death announcements of your ancestors, or stories of their involvement in local politics, legal cases, or other events. In other cases, you may simply gain an appreciation for their day to day lives. And in still other cases, you may find some significant surprises, such as Lori above! But you won't know until you explore this often neglected resource.