Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Look at marriage records. Who performed the marriage? Was it a Rev. or a Justice of the Peace? Those are hints to where to look for records. The marriage license or application may have the names of parents, where people were born etc. The actual certificate may not have that info.