52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #21 Lilah Adela Mulder

This week, I am continuing to work my way systematically through my ancestors, and my ex-husband's.  Last week I wrote about my ex-husband’s paternal grandmother, Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith.  Since I already did a post about his maternal grandfather on 24 July 2017 (52 Ancestors #4 Albert George Casey), this week I am writing about… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #21 Lilah Adela Mulder

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Expanded “Ancestors Geneameme”

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week the mission was:  1)  Jill Ball created a 40 question "Ancestors Geneameme" in 2011, and Linda Stufflebean recently expanded it to 70 questions on her Empty… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Expanded “Ancestors Geneameme”

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Fold3, Friday Finds, My Heritage

Friday Finds 17 Nov 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, MyHeritage and The Genealogist as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools.  From this week, I will also be including Newspapers.com and Fold3. There were no new or updated collections this week.   The… Continue reading Friday Finds 17 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #20 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

Dorothea was born 3 June 1904 at Boisdale, Victoria, Australia. She was the eldest child of Thomas Smith and Louisa May Clyne[1]. Dorothea grew up in the Maffra area of Gippsland, and later the family moved to Winlaton[2].  The Electoral rolls show from 1925 to 1929 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith was living at Winlaton Mystic… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #20 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Make an Ancestor’s Timeline

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week the mission was: 1) Have you created a Timeline for one of your ancestors using a genealogy software program (e.g., Family Tree Maker,… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Make an Ancestor’s Timeline

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds, My Heritage

Friday Finds 10 Nov 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UK, Absent Voters Lists, 1918-1925, 1939 08/11/2017 Suffolk, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records,… Continue reading Friday Finds 10 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #19 Thomas Arthur Willis

This week, I am continuing to work my way systematically through my ancestors, and my ex-husband's.  Last week I wrote about my maternal grandmother, Edith Meriden Docwra, so this week I am writing about my ex-husband's paternal grandfather, Thomas Arthur Willis. I usually post these on a Monday, but I am late this week. Thomas… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #19 Thomas Arthur Willis

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Fold3, Friday Finds, My Heritage, Newspapers.com

Friday Finds 3 Nov 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Web: Monroe County, Michigan, Obituary Index,1821-2012 01/11/2017 Canada, Census Mortality Schedule, 1871 01/11/2017 Fife,… Continue reading Friday Finds 3 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Last week, I wrote about my grandfather Wilfred Palmer Marr. This week I am writing about his wife, my grandmother, Edith Meriden Docwra. Edith was born 26 January 1904 at 6 Canterbury Place, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.  She was the eldest child of Harry Docwra and Emily Alice Oliver. Edith grew up on the family’s farm… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Source Have You Used the Most?

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week the mission was: 1)  Have you done a good job of citing your sources in your genealogy management program or online family tree?… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Source Have You Used the Most?