Captain SMITH of the American reports Rain Containing Fish, 1807
Teacher Lina PERLITZ Saves Pupil's Life, TX, 1909
Incident with as Mackerel, Philadelphia, 1866 WHALLEY, SINNET, DOYLE
Family Feud Ends in Court, Philadelphia, 1866 DICK, KAUFFMAN
5-Year-Old James TEELING Saves Baby Brothers' Lives, Given Gold Medal by A. BURTON & Citizens of Whitewright, Dallas, TX, 1914
John BAKER Learns Hard Lesson about Teasing his Wife, TX 1913
More Celebrity Genealogy: Ah-nold had a Virginia Ancestor? Note the surname of the 2nd barber who refused to sign petition.
A "Persevering Suicidist" in New York
Another Election-Year Suicide, Mississippi
WWI News: British Airmen Superior to Germans! 1916 No personal names here, but a great piece about the young RAF.
Burglarus Interruptus Incontinentus, Cincinnati, 1880 NEFF
Terror in Turkey: The more things change, the more they stay the same.... 1876 An astute observation at the end of this one.
Charles ANNIS to Divorce Wife for Refusing to Bear More Children, GA, 1912 I wonder why?
More From the All-Too-Familiar Department: Texan Executed by Turks (Different country, same region.) GEORGE, THROCKMORTON
Girl Surprised to Learn she Married Lunatic, 1910. Well, at
least he was crazy about her!
Asa CHILD in Trouble... Embezzlement and Forgery, 1841 Could this be a Celebrity Forger Ancestor of someone working for CBS?
Political Cartoon, WWI: Depicts Germans, Turks & Their Allies as "United by Blood," 1915 Strangely familiar, isn't it? Replace the Turk with any one of his near neighbors, or a certain fellow on the Most-Wanted List,.... And you wouldn't need to replace the German. Just add France.
"Marital Pleasantries," IN, 1874 VANDEMAN We think she really means it, John. (And you won't see divorces reported quite like this anymore. )
Masonic Grand Master GATHRIGHT Pronounces BURKE an Imposter, Physical Description Included on this Irish Mason-Wanna-Be, MO, MS, TN, 1868
George MOORE Requests Payment, PA, 1830 Great sense of humor here!
1862 Poem: Lazy Club
Voting Rights Abuse in Alabama! But it's not what you think...
Merchant Offers Invisible Cloth, 1837
From New Jersey, naturally, where the Emperors wear no clothes.
Relatives Fight with Guns, Knives, Axes Over Land, NC, 1920 MULL, LAFEVER, BRITTAIN
Now that's a fight!
A Solution to the
Damages Caused by
Young Men's Secret Habits
and Depraved Sexual Indulgences, TN, circa 1875 WILKINS
Electrovoltaic Belt Restores Lost Manhood! 1885
Greedy Barber Jailed: Beware the Perils of Price Controls! 1912
Michael BLOOMER is in Hot Water, LA, 1847
New Orleans Opium Den Raided, 1912 Love that opium fiend's name!
Mr. BLAKE Gives a Pickpocket Something to Consider, NH, 1881
A Tax on Editors is Proposed, VA, 1855. Sounds reasonable to me.... most editors I know are in favor of raising taxes!
Six Fatal Cents: BOLTON Stabs JACKSON to Death, MD, 1888
Doctor Marries Girl he Rescued From Rape (by her Father), Louisiana, 1885 HEUCKEL, BURGMULLER
Abolitionists Killed in Lynchburg! Gives a whole new meaning to "buy local!" 1860 BAILEY
Mr. FISH's Unusual Accident, VT, 1871 See? You don't have to drive an SUV to face risks on the road!
"Masculine Knaves" Plotting Against Thomas GAINER, PA, 1830