Utilizing newspapers is one of the best things you can do in your genealogy research. They provide an incredibly useful snapshot of a certain time period and can provide difficult-to-find answers about the questions you have regarding your relatives.
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The only documented details I have on my Dad’s first marriage – and his first wife – came from newspapers.