Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Your Ancestors Occupations

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)  Geneablogger Diane Gould Hall posted WORKDAY WEDNESDAY – What kind of work did… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Your Ancestors Occupations

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Ayre (in England)

The only person I have in my family tree with this surname is Sarah Ayre.  Sarah is said to have married Joseph Slawson on 11 July 1739 at Islip, Northamptonshire, England, which means she would have been born about 1700-1710. Unfortunately, the only source of this information is an online family tree – the records… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Ayre (in England)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #50 Catherine Hardie

This week, my ancestor is my 3x great grandmother, Catherine Hardie.  The first mention of her was on the death index entry for her daughter, Euphemia Harley nee Dandie.  On this death entry she was listed as Catherine Susannah Hardie. The next information I found for the family was on the International Genealogical Index, which at… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #50 Catherine Hardie

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 28 May 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Connecticut, District Court Naturalization Indexes, 1851-1992 27 May 2015 Ghana Census, 1984 27 May 2015 Georgia Deaths, 1928-1939 27 May 2015 Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 27 May 2015 Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 27 May 2015 Ontario Births, 1869-1912 27 May 2015 South Dakota,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 28 May 2015

Ancestry.com.au · Australia - Victoria · Naturalisation

Wednesday Resources – Victoria, Australia, Index to Naturalisation Certificates, 1851-1928

Each week, I focus on either a new (or updated) record collection at ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch or Findmypast, or one of the other resources that I have used when researching my family history.  This week I decided on a new collection at ancestry.com.au,- Victoria, Australia, Index to Naturalisation Certificates, 1851-1928. The Naturalisation records for all of Australia… Continue reading Wednesday Resources – Victoria, Australia, Index to Naturalisation Certificates, 1851-1928

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #21 Albert George Casey

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 “Military”. This week, the United States will be observing Memorial Day. Do you have any military ancestors? Were any ancestors affected… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #21 Albert George Casey

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 25 May 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. NEW  Victoria, Australia, Index to Naturalisation Certificates, 1851-1928  21/05/2015 NEW  Washington, D.C., Passenger and Crew Lists, 1942-1962  21/05/2015 NEW  Lancashire, England, Quarter Session Records and Petitions, 1648-1908  21/05/2015 NEW  Web: UK, Jersey, Channel Islands, Occupation Registration Cards, 1940-1945  19/05/2015 NEW  Web: UK, Jersey, Channel Islands, Wills… Continue reading Ancestry updates 25 May 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Your Visited States/Provinces Map

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)  What states in the USA and what provinces in Canada have you visited… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Your Visited States/Provinces Map