Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Ball (Australia-Sweden-England)

The first person in my tree with this surname was my 2x great grandmother Elizabeth Ann Ball.  Elizabeth was born 27 December 1856 in Little Cremorne Street, Richmond in the Colony of Victoria.  She was the daughter of William Edward Ball and Ann Slawson. William Edward Ball married Ann Slawson on 18 January 1855 at… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Ball (Australia-Sweden-England)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #51 Silvester Oliver

This week my ancestor is my 4x great grandfather, Silvester Oliver.  Silvester was the father of Frederick Oliver, who I covered in my post on 17 August 2014. Early on in my research, I obtained the marriage certificate of George Oliver, which showed that he had been born in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, and that he was… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #51 Silvester Oliver