Thursday, July 19, 2007

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Funeral Card Harry and Sarah Kriner

Funeral Card

Henry Kriner
born june 7, 1827
died March 22, 1906
age 78 years

Sarah A. Kriner
born Oct. 20, 1833
died Feb. 10, 1908

Monday, July 16, 2007

1914 Funeral Card H.D. Nortrup

1914 Funeral Remembrance Mourning Cabinet card. Black with gold print and decoration. Shows a bible, dove, and scroll with verse.

In Loving Remembrance of
H. D. Nortrup
Born Dec. 12, 1854
Died Feb. 2, 1914
Age 59 yrs. 1 mo. 21 days

Sunday, July 01, 2007

How to date and identify ancestor photographs

Helping researchers identify Ancestor Photosis now online at Olive Tree Genealogy.

It is a companion project to Lost Faces - Photo Albums, which is the rescue of old albums from the mid to late 1800s

See graphic examples of

Types of Early Photographs

Hints for Dating Old Photographs

Dating Old Photographs through Clothing & Hairstyle

How Revenue Stamps Can Date Ancestor Photos

This project should help anyone who has an old photograph of an ancestor but doesn't know how old it might be.