Sources

Source for “Jailed for Assault” (23 Apr 2017):

1. “Jailed For Assault,” Evansville Courier and Press, Evansville, IN, 7 Aug 1912, p. 3, col. 4, par. 3.

Source for “Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Wilson Suffer Loss” (12 Apr 2017):

1. “While At Wedding,” Flint Daily Journal, 26 Dec 1906, p. 1, col. 2, par. 4. Accessed at Flint Public Library, 17 Apr 2015.

source for “A Second Cousin of a Second Cousin” (30 Mar 2017):

1. “Cousin Believes Outlaw James ‘Was Real Man,'” The Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, Iowa), 22 Oct 1964, p. 2, col. 1, item 1. Accessed on genealogybank.com, 6 Feb 2017.

sources for “Crossing A River” (18 Dec 2016):

1. Michigan Passenger and Crew Lists, 1903-1965; U.S. Department of Labor, database, Ancestry.com (search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=michiganpl&h=321990&t
i=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
:accessed 4 Nov 2016)

2. “Fifth Census of Canada, 1911;” Library and Archives Canada Web site (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1911/, accessed 4 Nov 2016); Nelson Harburn (10); Hensall, Huron County, Ontario, Canada; Item 4987558, District 40, Sub-district 82, Family number 70, p. 5.

3. “Certificate of Arrival,” U.S. Department of Labor, Archives of Michigan (ordered through seekingmichigan.org), V18-4417.

4. “1920 United States Federal Census,” Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, accessed 4 Nov 2016); James N. Harburn (19); Flint, Genesee, Michigan, District 0044, sheet 14A, p. 27, family 233, Line 18.

5. Flushing Sesquicentennial History: A Collection of Historical Sketches and Family Histories Written by People of the Flushing, Michigan Community, Volume 1, Flushing Area Historical Society, 1985.

sources for “Paying Alimony…” (12 Mar 2016):

1. see sources for “The Smallest of Clues” (20 Feb 2016), “Baby-daddy” (27 Feb 2016), and “Telling Strangers Your Life Story” (5 Mar 2016).

2. “Granted Divorce,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 20 Jan 1943, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 5, col. 2, par. 5.

3. “Obituary: Jerry Ellen Miller,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, Iowa), 12 Jan 2009 (http://www.nonpareilonline.com/obituaries/jerry-ellen-miller/article_715f0983-e7e4-5f95-88b9-2863e4dedeaa.html: accessed 12 Mar 2016).

4. U.S. Social Security Administration, “Social Security Death Index,” database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 12 Mar 2016), entry for Jerry Ellen Miller, no. not given.

5. Find A Grave.com, digital record, Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com: accessed 12 Mar 2016), memorial for Jerry Ellen Miller, Find A Grave Memorial #128264256, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

sources for “Telling Strangers Your Life Story” (5 Mar 2016):

1. see sources for “The Smallest of Clues” (20 Feb 2016) and “Baby-daddy” (27 Feb 2016)

2. “Carson News: Gladys Hooker Schmidt,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 11 May 1928, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 7, col. 5, par. 3.

3. “Seen & Heard: Ralph James,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 12 Feb 1932, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 7, col. 1, par. 1.

4. “Three Women Get Decrees of Divorce,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 15 Nov 1931, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 6, col. 3, par. 2.

sources for “Baby-daddy” (27 Feb 2016):

1. see sources for “The Smallest of Clues” (20 Feb 2016)

2. “Three Injured as Sand Bank Caves,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 3 Seb 1937, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 1, col. 2, par. 2.

3. “Biesendorfer on Engineer’s Staff,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 21 Mar 1940, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 1, col. 3, par. 1.

4. “More Numbers In Draft List,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 25 Oct 1940, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 19, col. 2, par. 1.

5. “Seven Seek Divorce,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 24 Aug 1941, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 7, col. 2, par. 1.

sources for “The Smallest of Clues” (20 Feb 2016):

1. “1940 United States Federal Census,” Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, accessed 14 Jul 2015); Ralph E James (34), Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Ward 3, 78-24, sheet 1B, p.2, family 19.

2. “Board Raises Salaries of Six Persons/Engineer Resigns,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 19 Jan 1940, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 4 Feb 2016), p. 1, col. 4, par. 1.

sources for “A Case of Bigamy” (5 Feb 2016):

1. “Mrs. Louis Clayton James,” Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, (Council Bluffs, Iowa), genealogybank.com, 6 May 1890, (http://www.genealogybank.com: accessed 5 Feb 2016), p. 4, col. 3, par 2.

2. Ancestry.com. Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1809-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.

3. “1900 United States Federal Census,” Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com, accessed 5 Feb 2016); L C James (51), Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, District 0148, p. 23, family 264.

4. Iowa, Consecutive Registers of Convicts 1867-1970, State of Iowa Vital Records, Des Moines, Iowa, (accessed on ancestry.com 5 Feb 2016).