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