Sunday, February 3, 2013

Black Sheep Sunday: Alonzo Brant inflicts a "badly damaged face"

"...thereupon, according to the complainant, Brant proceeded to beat his [the complainant's] face."  The aforementioned Brant being Alonzo Mason Brant, my husband's great-granduncle; the year, 1910; the place, Nebraska.  You never know what you're going to find when you start digging around in old newspapers!



  1. How right you are. I found a connection to my grandmother and a Bigfoot hoax in Northern CA in an old newspaper. Always fun to read the old papers. Great Blog.

  2. Thanks! I do hope more newspapers come online in the future.

  3. This post is on my list of most interesting blog posts of 2013:

    Happy new year from Utrecht, The Netherlands!