(International Standard Serial Number)  ISSN 1532-0340




McAninch Family History Newsletter

Volume X, Number 4, October 31, 2002.


A clearing house for McAninch and related surnames [McAninch, McIninch, McNinch (-sh)].

Published Quarterly since 1993.              Articles solicited, and Queries accepted.




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Miscellaneous info, Queries, and Nuggets from recent letters

page 2002-26

[Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska,


Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Ulster Province, (northern) Ireland]




Minnesota Death Certificates

page 2002-31



The Editor’s Corner:

At the end of ten years, this is an eclectic clean-up issue, full of bits and pieces from here and there.


New McAninch Family Website: <http://cochranfamily.net/mcaninch/pafg01.htm>

Richard Cochran wrote about his new website: “In an effort to share the results of my research on the McAninch family of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, I have posted a new website on the descendants of William Alexander McAninch, born June 17, 1767. This site covers all lines of descent, so you might find something interesting here! Drop me a line”, rcochran@tucker-usa.com


Halloween Humor: Cemetery Research –

We all know that it can be very hard to decipher the weathered markings on old tombstones. Probably the best way to capture the information is still with a “rubbing”, but some people think you can use flour to dust old, old tombstones, so you can read the inscriptions. Just be sure to use plain flour – don’t ever use self-rising in a cemetery.


Holiday Greetings:

In the Celtic tradition, as this December issue once again completes our annual cycle, the long night of the Winter solstice suggests completion and closure to A.D. 2002, so, four days after the shortest day of the year ...


Merry Christmas to All, and to all a good night.


This McAninch Family History Newsletter is Published by Frank and Jan (Mauk) McAninch

17531 Montbury Circle, Huntington Beach, California 92649-4823    Telephone: 714-846-5134

Email: family @ McAninch.net, FrankMcAninch @ alumni.uci.edu, or frankmac @ worldnet.att.net


McAninch Family History NL, v.X.n.4  October 2002  Copyright Frank McAninch   page 2002-25

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