The tenth anniversary of this journal silently passed in October 2020. I've decided to write a little bit about how this journal has evolved and what motivates me to keep at it.
This is the birth certificate of Alexsander Christphar Watts, but he lived his life by another name.
Here is an in-depth look at the birth certificate for Erma Watts. That middle name was news to me.
The birth certificate for Blanche Watts was completed by a midwife that didn't seem to understand what the form required.
What was the occasion?
Here is an in-depth look at the delayed birth certificate for Jesse Cornelius Graham, which was issued sixty-two years after his birth.
The doctor noted that Patrick died while in a coma.
Today, I noticed that I made an error in the article on Mary Francis Bohannon's death certificate. In the paragraph debating the accuracy of her birth date, I cited the 1900 census as evidence, but I cited the wrong one. The census I cited actually referred to Patrick Bohannon's second wife Mary Wilbanks. I have…
Pernie Marable suffered major injuries in an automobile crash in 1971
A closer look at the death certificate for Mary Francis Bohannon. The informant is someone already known to be an unreliable source.