Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver.  Caroline was my ex-husband’s great grandmother: 13. Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver (1872-1934) Known as Florence, she was born 30 December 1872 in Inkerman Street, St Kilda in the Colony of Victoria. Florence married Thomas Casey on 20 August 1890 at Highbury… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

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

Friday Finds 26 May 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and 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 U.S. Federal Census - 1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes 24/05/2017… Continue reading Friday Finds 26 May 2017

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Louisa Mulder (nee House)

This week I am featuring articles for my ex-husband’s 2x great grandmother, Louisa Mulder, nee House. Last week I featured articles for her husband, Thomas Mulder, who owned the Duke of York hotel in Humffray street.  This first article gives some more information about Thomas and Louisa.   The next article I found was for… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Louisa Mulder (nee House)

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Homes I’ve Lived In

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’s mission was: 1)  Read Linda Stufflebean's blog post, "Homes In Which I've Lived" on her Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.   2)  This week, please list the… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Homes I’ve Lived In

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Kipp (Valentin Kipp)

Last week, I wrote about my ex-husband’s ancestor, Maria Barbara Kipp, and that I found a christening record for her, which showed her parents were Valentin Kipp and Susanna. This week, I am sharing the research I have done for Valentin. I did a search for Valentin Kipp on FamilySearch, and the first record that… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Kipp (Valentin Kipp)

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

Friday Finds 19 May 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and 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 Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-1995 17/05/2017 Wiltshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms,… Continue reading Friday Finds 19 May 2017

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Thomas Mulder in the 1860s

Last week, I featured articles for my children’s 3x great grandfather, Jacob Thomas Alexander Mulder, known as Thomas, in the 1850s.  This week I am featuring articles I have found for him from the 1860s. Since I’m running late with this post, I’ve just quickly selected a couple of articles. The first article I found was… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Thomas Mulder in the 1860s