52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #39 Docwra family

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, the theme is What is the most unusual record you’ve ever found? Or, who is the most unusual of your ancestors? (You can take… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #39 Docwra family

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 28 September 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week Collection No. of records Date UPDATED New Jersey, Wills and Probate Records, 1785-1924 388405 9/24/2015 NEW Delaware, Land Records, 1677-1947 1983276 9/24/2015 UPDATED Sons of the Utah Pioneers, Biography Files (A-G), 1584-1995 523 9/24/2015 UPDATED U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 296259894 9/23/2015 UPDATED Gloucestershire, England, Wills and Inventories, 1541-1858 86384 9/23/2015 NEW Web:… Continue reading Ancestry updates 28 September 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – How Many Surnames In Your Family Tree Database?

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’s mission was: 1) Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) and figure out how to Count how… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – How Many Surnames In Your Family Tree Database?

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 24 Sep 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Italy, Udine, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1815, 1871-1911 23 Sep 2015 Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957 23 Sep 2015 South Carolina, Confederate Home Records, 1909-1958 23 Sep 2015 Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1387-1950 22 Sep 2015 Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 24 Sep 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #38 Favourite place – Tarnagulla

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, the theme is Favorite Place: What has been your favorite place to research? Which ancestor came from there? Probably my favourite place to research… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #38 Favourite place – Tarnagulla

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 21 Sep 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week Collection No. of records Date UPDATED Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 7057115 9/18/2015 UPDATED Illinois, State Census Collection, 1825-1865 690833 9/17/2015 NEW Web: Illinois, Databases of Illinois Veterans Index, 1775-1995 414835 9/15/2015 NEW Web: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Population Index, 1852-1853 606000 9/15/2015 NEW Canada, WWII Service Files of War Dead, 1939-1947 29126 9/15/2015… Continue reading Ancestry updates 21 Sep 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – What did your mother love to do

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’s mission was: 1) What did your mother really like to do in her work or spare time?  Did she have hobbies, or a workshop, or did she… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – What did your mother love to do

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Crossley

This week, the surname I will be looking at is Crossley.  The first ancestor with this surname was my 3x great grandmother, Sarah Rose Crossley.  My line is: 1. Lois V. Whimpey 2. Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3. Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 4. John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960) 5. Ivy May Harley (1890-1959) 8. Joseph Whimpey… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Crossley