FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 30 Apr 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week North Dakota, Census 1925 29 Apr 2015 North Dakota, Census, 1915 29 Apr 2015 Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994 29 Apr 2015 Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994 29 Apr 2015 Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860-1975 29 Apr 2015 Philippines, Civil Registration (National), 1945-1984 28 Apr 2015… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 30 Apr 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #17 John James Marr

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014.  This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week’s theme is “Prosper”.  Which ancestor has a rags-to-riches story? Which ancestor prospered despite the odds? I have chosen my mum’s uncle… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #17 John James Marr

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 27 Apr 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012 23/04/2015 UPDATED UK, Select Cemetery Registers, 1873-2014 23/04/2015 NEW New Zealand, Teacher and Civil Service Examinations and Licenses, 1880-1920 22/04/2015 NEW New Zealand, Sheep Returns, Owners and Officers, 1879-1889 22/04/2015 UPDATED Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923 21/04/2015 UPDATED… Continue reading Ancestry updates 27 Apr 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #45 Mary Gill

This week, I have chosen as my ancestor my gg grandmother Mary Gill.  Based on her marriage and death certificates, Mary was born in 1829 in Cumberland, England and her parents were William Gill and Mary Scott.  There is an entry on the International Genealogical Index that seems to match – Mary Gill, christened 1… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #45 Mary Gill

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – favourite photo

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. For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I challenge you to: 1)  Show us one of your favorite photographs of your family - a… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – favourite photo

Microsoft Excel

Using Microsoft Excel to analyze family history data

Recently I set up a post about my immigrant ancestors, where I gave some statistics about when and where my ancestors arrived and where they came from. In order to compile this information, the easiest tool to use was Microsoft Excel. The first thing I did was go through my family history and identify which… Continue reading Using Microsoft Excel to analyze family history data

FindMyPast

Findmypast Fridays 24 Apr 2015

The following are the new and updated collections included in this week’s Findmypast Fridays: Prisoners Of War, 1914-1920 Australian Imperial Force, Nominal Roll Of The First Railway Section, 1917-1920 New South Wales, Returned Soldier Settlement Miscellaneous Files, 1916-1939 Australian Military Forces WW2 Missing and Prisoners Of War Yorkshire Baptisms Yorkshire, Bishop’s Transcripts of Baptisms Yorkshire… Continue reading Findmypast Fridays 24 Apr 2015

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 23 Apr 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Czech Republic Censuses, 1800-1945 22 Apr 2015 New Hampshire, Birth Certificates, 1901-1909 22 Apr 2015 Newfoundland Census, 1945 22 Apr 2015 Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995 22 Apr 2015 Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994 22 Apr 2015 Newfoundland Census, 1935 22… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 23 Apr 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #16 Elizabeth Whimpey

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014.  This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week’s theme is Live Long.  Time to feature a long-lived ancestor. Any centenarians in the family? Although I have others in my family… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #16 Elizabeth Whimpey