National Library Week: Free access to ProQuest’s obituary database
All this week, ProQuest is offering free access to its extensive obituary and death notice database. Here’s what I found.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives are available for free
The Brooklyn Public Library and Newspapers.com are working together to provide the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives online.
Obituary for Moses Landes, 1926
The Canadian Jewish Review, with a “society” section that was the social media of its day, published a death notice for my second great grandfather.
My fourth great grandfather, Israel Loew Sturmwald, and his descendants
Working together with a distant potential cousin, I’m finding more clues about the Sturmwald branch of my family.
Pearl Kerstman Rosenberg and her descendants
Another family’s own research provides stories about my relaitves and starting points for my own research.