I am looking for a book written in 1969 about my great-great grandmother but i don't know.?
Topic: Cheques writing a book
July 17, 2019 / By Bibi Question:
...that name of it by lula reed
my grandmother Ella Mae was born Feb 22, 1870 in duck hill ms to freed slave parents. She married a Irish man by the name of James McClain and gave birth to her first child at 15 years of age. Her daughter wrote a book on her life in 1969 as a dedication to her mother for her birthday Feb. 22 and a tribute in the Memphis Gazette in Memphis,Tn. I am looking for that book for a family project. i would love it if someone could respond with a solution for me. thank you
Best Answers: I am looking for a book written in 1969 about my great-great grandmother but i don't know.?
Ailey | 4 days ago
...the local history branch of the Memphis Library? Sometimes that sort of book ends up stored there. This is a link to the genealogy department (aka local history): http://www.memphislibrary.org/history/in...
Also, because the Memphis Gazette seems to be no more, they might know what it turned into, or where its "morgue" files ended up. Quite possibly if the tribute was in the Gazette, the book may very well have been printed by the Gazette and the newspaper may have kept a copy.
You can contact the library in a variety of ways from here:
You might also want to check with the libraries at the University of Memphis ( http://exlibris.memphis.edu/resource/spe... ) Their special collections also include local history materials, locally connected manuscripts and limited publications, and at least one newspaper morgue (The Memphis Press-Scimitar).
And finally, contact every relative you have to see if anyone got a copy and hung on to it.
Unfortunately there is no book like that currently listed in the out-of-print books for sale databases.
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Originally Answered: My great-grandmother, name unknown was killed by my great-grandfather when she was pregnant. this happened in?
I recommend going about this the other way around. Start by finding the names of the great grandparents, then you'll be able to find information about the murder. Your grandmother's birth, marriage, and death (if she's deceased) records should have them listed. They may also appear in the 1900, 1910, or 1920 census as a family. In Kentucky birth certificates were not required until 1911, but there might be a delayed birth certificate, baptismal record, or local index if grandma was born prior to 1911. This is rouly the same for death certificates.
I would then take that information to find a death record (certificate, index, grave memorial, anyhring will help) for great grandma. This will give you a better date range to work with.
Once you have names and narrow down the date to a span of a few years, search local (to the event) newspaper archives. There are several websites. Some are free, most charge a fee. Your local library can also help you with databases, microfilm, and requesting interLibrary loans. Some local papers will also do lookups for you and send you photocopies. They usually have instructions or a phone number on the website (if they still exist).
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Try googling the name of the author and the year the book was published i.e. "Lula Reed 1969 Book". Be aware that the book has probably been out of print for some time (especially if it was self published) and may be very difficult to find unless someone in your family has a copy.
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Go to your local public library and see if they can look it up on WorldCat. WorldCat is a database with all the books from all the libraries in the world. You may be able to find it. Otherwise, you could look up back issues of the Memphis Gazette to see if you can find mention of it.
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Originally Answered: Do you know what will happen if I do not have the right maiden name for my great-grandmother's mother?
Applications for death certificates ask you to provide a lot of different information to help the clerk identify the correct record. There may have been several Mary Smiths who died in NYC on the same day; by providing her maiden name, parents' names, etc, the clerk can be sure they've got the right person. If your great-grandmother's name was less common, they probably don't need all that info; chances are she was the only person with that name who died on that date. So it would've been okay if you'd left some of the spaces blank. It's actually better to leave spaces blank than to guess, because if the info you provide is incorrect, the clerk might think it's the wrong person.
If the mother's maiden name you listed is incorrect, then one of two things will happen:
1) If the clerk who handles your request has half a brain, they'll realize that all the other info matches up and that there was just a mistake on the mother's maiden name... and they'll send you the certificate.
2) If the clerk isn't too bright, or is having a rotten day and feels like being a jerk, they may write back saying that they couldn't find a record for a person whose mother had that maiden name. Then you'll have to resubmit your request, leave the unknown info blank, and hope that a nicer/more intelligent person handles your application.
Chances are it will be okay and they'll find the right record for you. Good luck!