52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #29 Jacob Theisinger

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: Musical: There seems to be a musician in every family. Who is the one in yours? Don’t have a musician? Which… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #29 Jacob Theisinger

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 20 July 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED  U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885 17/07/2015 NEW  Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900-1954 16/07/2015 UPDATED  Web: Northern Ireland, Will Calendar Index, 1858-1943 16/07/2015 UPDATED  U.S. Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 13/07/2015 UPDATED  Agana, Guam, U.S., Passenger and Crew Lists of Arriving Vessels and Airplanes, 1948-1963 13/07/2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Sort of Genealogist are you?

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. This week the mission was: Here is your assignment if you choose to play along (cue the Mission Impossible music, please!):  Thomas MacEntee wrote Careers in Genealogy -- a… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Sort of Genealogist are you?

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Burgess (England)

  In deciding which surnames to use, I have started with my direct ancestors, working through the surnames alphabetically.  I have two separate ancestors with the surname Burgess, so I will be setting up two separate posts. The first ancestor with this surname was Mary Ann Burgess. My ancestral line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Burgess (England)

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 16 July 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991 15 Jul 2015 Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999 15 Jul 2015 Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1834 15 Jul 2015 Philippines, Civil Registration (Archives Division), 1902-1945 14 Jul 2015 Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-1981 14 Jul 2015 Philippines, Civil… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 16 July 2015

Ireland · Parish Registers

Wednesdays Resources – Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland

A number of blogs have mentioned the new Catholic Parish Registers at the National Library of Ireland website. I have three branches of the family that came from Ireland: on my husband’s side, the Marshalls from OldLeighlin, Carlow, and the Mansfields from Tralee, Kerry; on my side, the Russells of Cork. I have already found… Continue reading Wednesdays Resources – Catholic Parish Registers in Ireland

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #28 Shirley Patricia 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 was “Road Trip”. Any epic “road trips” in your family tree? Which ancestor do you want to take a road trip… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #28 Shirley Patricia Casey

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 13 July 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week NEW  Victoria, Australia, Deserter, Discharged, and Prisoner Crew Lists, 1852-1925 7/07/2015 UPDATED  Argentina, Select Baptisms, 1645-1930 (in Spanish) 7/07/2015 UPDATED  Amazonas, Peru, Civil Registration, 1935-1997 (in Spanish) 7/07/2015 NEW  Poland, Łódż Ghetto ID Card Registrations, 1939-1944 (USHMM) (in German) 6/07/2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Ahnentafel Roulette

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. This week the mission is: 1) What year was one of your great-grandfathers born?  Divide this number by 75 and round the number off to a whole number. This… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Ahnentafel Roulette