Michelle Ann Kratts

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Early Death Records, Niagara Falls (New York) from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

In Churches, Deaths, Digital Collections, Niagara Deaths on July 13, 2016 at 2:40 pm

St._Peter's_Episcopal_Church_in_Niagara_Falls,_NY_IMG_1438The following link includes Burial Records from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Niagara Falls. These records can be accessed in digital format through http://www.monroefordham.org. These records begin in 1846 and end in 1869.

Burials St. Peter’s Episcopal Niagara Falls

Name Index with Dates of Burials

Please note that these have been carefully transcribed from handwritten records. Some entries are illegible.

Below is a link to the digitized collection:

http://www.monroefordham.org/churches/St_Peters_Episcopal.html

Death records were not officially available in New York State until 1880. Church records are an alternative source for births, marriages and deaths.

Step Back in Time with the Niagara Times, December 20, 1856

In Digital Collections, Digital Newspapers on August 11, 2015 at 8:14 pm

Recently, I happened to find one original copy of this old Niagara Falls newspaper tucked away in a file folder.  I scanned it and thought I would share it with you!

A lot of advertisements and little messages about the railroad.  If you are looking for “white embroidered parasols” then you are all set!

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1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook, Niagara Falls (Part V)

In 1940's Era Wartime Scrapbook, Deaths, Digital Collections, Marriages, World War II on May 13, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Thanks to Dave Brooks, librarian from Niagara Falls High School, we are able to share this 1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook.  Browse through these PDF files and take a trip back in time.  Filled with war stories, marriage announcements and interesting tidbits, it is a treasure of our local history.

For easier viewing, right click to rotate clockwise.

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1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook, Niagara Falls (Part IV)

In 1940's Era Wartime Scrapbook, Digital Collections, Marriages, Niagara Falls, World War II on May 13, 2015 at 2:41 pm

Thanks to Dave Brooks, librarian from Niagara Falls High School, we are able to share this 1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook.  Browse through these PDF files and take a trip back in time.  Filled with war stories, marriage announcements and interesting tidbits, it is a treasure of our local history.

For easier viewing, right click to rotate clockwise.

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1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook, Niagara Falls (Part 1)

In 1940's Era Wartime Scrapbook, Digital Collections, Niagara Falls, World War II on February 11, 2015 at 6:31 pm

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Thanks to Dave Brooks, librarian from Niagara Falls High School, we are able to share this 1940’s Era Wartime Scrapbook.  Browse through these PDF files and take a trip back in time.  Filled with war stories, marriage announcements and interesting tidbits, it is a treasure of our local history.

For easier viewing, right click to rotate clockwise.

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New York State Genealogical Research Index

In Digital Collections, Genealogy Websites, Niagara County, Niagara County Resources, Niagara Deaths, Official Records of Niagara County on June 11, 2013 at 7:17 pm

For New York State Deaths, 1957-1963, look no further than the New York State Genealogical Research Index, 1957-1963.
Please note that this does not include New York City.
https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Genealogical-Research-Death-Index/vafa-pf2s

Other New York Online Death Indexes may be found at the following website:
http://deathindexes.com/newyork/index.html

Missouri Digital Heritage

In Digital Collections, Missouri on June 7, 2013 at 6:53 pm

It’s always great to find wonderful digital collections. If you are working on Missouri research, check this out….

http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/