During the week, I received an email from a relation on the Mulder side of the family. He had asked me if I knew anything about the parents of Sophia Jones who married Joseph Winn Mary Ann Jones who married John Dirk Mulder Until then, I hadn’t realised that Sophia and Mary were sisters –… Continue reading 52 ancestors #24 Mary Ann Jones
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FamilySearch has a large range of collections, covering many countries including Australia, United States, Canada, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Germany and Netherlands. These collections are free to search. FamilySearch also has the option to set up your own family tree, as well as searching in other family trees. Other family trees should be used as a… Continue reading FamilySearch
As I live in Australia I use ancestry.com.au. Depending on where you live, or the main collections you want to use, you might use ancestry.com (United States), ancestry.co.uk (United Kingdom), or ancestry.ca (Canada). Ancestry has a number of record collections that come from a range of countries including United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Scotland, and Canada.… Continue reading Ancestry
This week, when I was setting up my list of resources for Canada – Births, Marriages, Deaths, I went through my family tree, to see any events I had for Canada, and to see what resources I had previously used for births, deaths and marriages in Canada. I found that at that time, I had… Continue reading Anna Mary Hinchey
While browsing other genealogy blogs, I came across the Auld Genealogy blog that had a “Trove Tuesday” feature. This led me to think about what information there might be in newspaper articles that I hadn't yet looked for, and I decided to do a search for information on the “Wanata”, as one of my ancestors,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #23 Robert Harley
My ancestor this week was Elizabeth Quy. As well as detailing research I had done to try and find Elizabeth’s ancestry, I also did some research on the descendants of Sarah Quy, who was most likely to have been Elizabeth’s sister. The Bassingbourn Parish Registers have the following marriage entry 1797 Nov 23 Cullip John… Continue reading Cullip family
When I was setting up the post for my ancestor last week, Joseph Scott, I was searching online to try and find the year the CDs I have for Bassingbourn, and Steeple Morden and Guilden Morden, were published, and I came across an archive post for another of my ancestors, Elizabeth Quy, at http://www.british-genealogy.com/archive/index.php/t-59647.html. This… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #22 Elizabeth Quy
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