Produced by the Brooklyn Public Library, and funded by the Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online is an outstanding resource for historical and genealogical information! The years covered are 1841 to 1902. The pages of several years of this historical newspaper have been digitized, and are searchable via computer. In the Advanced Search feature, you can limit by date, as well as by these categories: articles, pictures, or ads. The website for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online is:
Even though I reside in Ohio, there are several references to Ohio residents in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online. Three articles about former Sandusky Register editor Isaac F. Mack were retrieved after I entered in these three keywords:
Isaac Mack Sandusky
On August 30, 1849, an article about a Sandusky woman appeared in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Everyone thought the Sandusky woman was dead from cholera, but the next day she was found at her home eating cucumber pickles. The keywords which retrieved this “hit” were:
Sandusky cholera epitaph
An article about the daughter of Sallie Reber was found in the August 15, 1885 issue of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online after I entered the keywords:
Sandusky Oakland Cemetery
Any variety of keywords can be entered into the search box. Even if your ancestors were not from Brooklyn, you may find articles of interest in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online.
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