Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Doyle

The first ancestor with this surname is my 2x great grandmother Maria Louisa Doyle. My line is 1 Lois 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) 10 Alexander Alexander Harley (1866-1939) 11 Henrietta Louisa Russell (1865-1949) 22 Thomas Henry Russell (1844-1892)… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Doyle

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 29 October 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Ontario Births, 1869-1912 28 Oct 2015 New Zealand, Auckland, Albertland Index, 1862-1962 28 Oct 2015 Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1984 27 Oct 2015 Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 27 Oct 2015 British Columbia, Index to Baptisms, 1819-1954 27 Oct 2015 Spain, Province of Sevilla, Municipal… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 29 October 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #43 Charles Edward Martin Russell

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 was:  Oops. An ancestor who made an "oops," or one that you made while researching one of them. (We've all done it, believe… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #43 Charles Edward Martin Russell

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 27 October 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Catholic Church Records, 1586-1970 10/22/2015 Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1861-1947 10/22/2015 Jalisco, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1857-1947 10/22/2015 Queretaro, Mexico, Civil Registration Deaths, 1865-1987 10/22/2015 Yucatan, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1861-1950 10/22/2015 Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1859-1947 10/22/2015 Quintana… Continue reading Ancestry updates 27 October 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Were You Doing in 1985?

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) Since this was Back to the Future week, I have a related challenge:  Do you recall what you were doing in 1985?  Family,… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Were You Doing in 1985?

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Donaldson (Fife, Scotland)

The surname I was supposed to do this week was Donaldson, but I wrote about my ancestor Janet Donaldson, and her family, in my 52 Ancestors post earlier this week.  I have decided therefore to deviate a little from my normal Surname Saturday format, and talk about some additional information I found for her family… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Donaldson (Fife, Scotland)

FindMyPast

FindMyPast Fridays 23 October 2015

In preparing my post for this week’s FindMyPast Fridays, the first thing I noticed was that the FindMyPast blog has had a major overhaul. The new collections can be found at the link https://blog.findmypast.com.au/new-records-available-to-search-this-findmypast-friday-1414594036.html.  The new records include: New additions to the Collection of historic British newspapers. Dioceses of Lichfield & Coventry, Staffordshire, marriage allegations… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 23 October 2015

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 22 October 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910 21 Oct 2015 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 21 Oct 2015 Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910 21 Oct 2015 Czech Republic Land Records, 1450-1889 21 Oct 2015 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 21 Oct 2015 Missouri Deaths, 1835-1976… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 22 October 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #42 Janet Donaldson

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 was Week 42 (October 15-21) – Proud: Which ancestor did something that made you proud? Which ancestor are you proud of finding? I couldn’t… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #42 Janet Donaldson

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 19 October 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Journal (Birth, Marriage and Death Notices), 1885-1980 10/15/2015 UPDATED Web: Manitoba, Death Index, 1881-1943  10/15/2015 UPDATED Varese, Lombardy, Italy, Civil Registration, 1866-1937  10/15/2015 Oregon, Divorce Records, 1961-1985  10/15/2015 UPDATED Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963  10/15/2015 Missouri, Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985  10/15/2015 UPDATED Baltimore,… Continue reading Ancestry updates 19 October 2015