Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 30 March 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED  North Dakota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1885, 1915, 1925 27/03/2015 NEW  Poland, Łódź Ghetto Inhabitant Lists, 1939-1944 (USHMM) (in German) 26/03/2015 NEW  Australia, Imperial Force Burials At Gallipoli, 1915 26/03/2015 UPDATED  Arizona, Naturalization Records, 1912-1991 26/03/2015 NEW  Web: Madeira, Portugal, Baptism Index, 1860-1911 (in Portuguese)… Continue reading Ancestry updates 30 March 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

My ancestor last week was Rebekah Dredge. This week I will look at her husband Joseph Whimpey. Not much is known about Joseph.  The following information comes from the parish registers transcriptions for Frome in Somerset, which are available on the FreeReg website.  Although the parish registers spell the surname Wimpew and later Wimpey, I have… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #41 Joseph Wimpey (1761-1790)

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Newspaper Headline on your Father’s Birthday

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun – this week, it was Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Newspaper Headline on Your Father's Birthday Because of the time difference, and other commitments, I don’t usually get a chance to do these until Sunday afternoon (or evening), which… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Newspaper Headline on your Father’s Birthday

Latest research

Cummins family of Frome, Somerset, England

In my post last week for Rebekah Dredge, I mentioned that she married a Thomas/James Commons/Cummins, and they apparently had two children, James and Elizabeth.  I also mentioned that the informant at my ancestor Elizabeth Clements death was a Mary Ann Cummins.  Was there a connection? I decided to trace the James Cummins christened 7… Continue reading Cummins family of Frome, Somerset, England

FindMyPast

Findmypast Fridays 27 March 2015

The following are the new and updated collections included in this week’s Findmypast Fridays: United States Civil War Pension Files Index 1861-1934 British Mariners, Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854 British Army, Royal Artillery Officer Deaths 1850-2011 British Army, Royal Artillery War Commemoration Book 1914-1918 British Army, Royal Artillery Officers 1716-1899 British Army, Royal Artillery, 80th Field Regiment,… Continue reading Findmypast Fridays 27 March 2015

Genealogy software comparisons

Comparing source citations – Census records, database/images online

At this stage, I have only compared two programs, RootsMagic and Legacy. Using the example from the Evidence Explained quick-check samples for Derivatives: Database, Online (which was used for the Federal Census of 1871 Canada (Ontario index)), this is what I came up with for the 1841 England Census at ancestry.com.au: Source List Entry  The National Archives… Continue reading Comparing source citations – Census records, database/images online