Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A Man of Unusual Ability

Two helpful researchers in Kentucky have provided me with copies of obituaries for my 3rd-great-grandfather, Guilford Dudley Read (see previous blog post from 2012). The first is from the Glasgow Times, 17 March 1916.
Source: Glasgow Times, 17 Mar 1916
The second obituary comes from the Glasgow Republican, dated 23 March 1916 (and from Findagrave user Laura).
Source: Glasgow Republican 23 Mar 1916

2 comments:

  1. I love these older obituaries. I have ancestors who lived in Barren County in the 19th century (surnames Ashby & Gorin), and I have a few obituaries pasted inside an old family bible, but I would love to find others. Are the copies of Glasgow newspapers only available locally? Are they on microfilm?

    Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Hi Elizabeth. You might try that question on the Barren County list from the Ancestry message boards. I received the newspaper copies above from other researchers in the area, the second was posted on the Findagrave entry for G.D. Read. I would also be interested to know if Glasgow and area newspapers are on microfilm in order to search related families.

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