Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Tips for Finding Your Ancestor’s Death Record

So it goes for many of us genealogists. We’re fascinated by cemeteries and death records; other people think that’s creepy. But in the spirit of genealogy and Halloween, here are some tips on finding your ancestors’ death records: Death records are generally available after the state passed a law that counties or towns had to… Read More »

Genealogy World, October 22-26

Here is some interesting tidbits going on in the genealogy world: The Chronicling America free, searchable database of historic US newspapers, has posted its 5 millionth newspaper page. Launched by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2007 as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program, the site digitizes newspapers published between… Read More »

Michelle Dawn Sciacca

Michelle Dawn Sciacca, beloved daughter of Patricia and David Coon of Oak Hill, passed away Monday evening, Oct. 29, 2012 at 6 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio. She was 47 years old. She is preceded in death by brother Frankie Sciacca, grandparents James and Patsy Gearheart and Floyd and Helen Reese. Survived by her parents, her… Read More »

Robert F. “Bob” Saunders

Robert F. “Bob” Saunders, 74, of Londonderry, passed away surrounded by his family, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born September 7, 1938 in Dundas, to the late Albert F. and Sally Lee Saunders. Bob was married for 54 years to Patty Hensler Saunders, who survives. He was a… Read More »