Friday, September 11, 2020

1869 - Married 78 Years


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Monroe, Michigan, USA

1880 - Fourteen years ago J. M. Sterling, of Monroe Mich., placed two gateposts of white oak in front of his residence.
When they were set, he bored into the top of each, with an inch and a half auger, a hole three inches deep, filled it with common salt, tightly plugged it, and capped the posts. A recent examination... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 11, 1880
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Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

1869 - Married 78 Years
At Smithfield, R.I., Jonathan Buxton, aged 102 years, is living with his wife Saloma, aged 101. This pair of nuptial century-plants have flourished side by side for 78 years, and have nine children... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 11, 1869
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Rochester, New Hampshire, USA

1936 - ORIGIN OF $100,000 BLAZE AT ROCHESTER STILL UNDETERMINED. FIREMEN INJURED FIGHTING STUBBORN BLAZE THAT GUTTED MICHAEL BLOCK.
Rochester, Sept. 11 - Still undetermined is the origin of a fire which early yesterday morning caused damage estimated at $100,000 to the MICHAEL block, drove seven persons into the street and... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  September 11, 1936
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St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1861 - DIABOLICAL OUTRAGE.
Hudson, Mo., Sept. 6.
ABE HAGER, P. M. on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, furnishes to the St. Louis Democrat the following account of a diabolical outrage on that road, on the 4th... Read MORE...

Grant County Herald -  Lancaster, Wisconsin -  September 11, 1861
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Potatoes - Raw potatoes pared and sliced very thin, put into a pudding dish and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 9, 1881
Carbondale, Illinois, USA

1889 - FIVE THRASHERS KILLED. TERRIBLE EXPLOSION OF A BOILER HALF A MILE FROM CARBONDALE, ILL.
Carbondale, Ill., Sept. 10. - The engine of a steam thrashing machine owned by Tiggett and BIggs, exploded Monday, half a mile east of Carbondale, killing five men. The engine was blown to atoms.... Read MORE...

Logansport Journal -  Logansport, Indiana -  September 11, 1889
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Washington, DC, USA

1861 - ACCIDENT ON THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD.
The passenger train which left Washington at a quarter to seven o'clock, yesterday morning, for this city, met with an accident just after starting out, by which it was detained for over two hours... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Press -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  September 11, 1861
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Waterville, Maine, USA

1908 - C. O. JONES KILLED, HIS AIRSHIP BURNED - Aeronaut Dropped 500 Feet at Waterville, Me.
WIFE AND CHILD PRESENT
Bag of Dirigible Caught Fire and Machinery and Inventor Shot to Earth Before Crowd - Spark of Motor Caused Disaster.

Waterville, Me. - In full view of 25,000 spectators on... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  September 11, 1908
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1960  September 11 - Hurricane Donna produced wind gusts to 121 mph at Charleston SC.

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 America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S.,...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to do many things for people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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