Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Father’s Mother’s Patrilineal Line

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 emission was to share Thanksgiving memories.  Again, since I have lived all my life in Australia, this topic was not relevant for me.  Our national holiday… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Father’s Mother’s Patrilineal Line

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Elder

My surname this week is Elder.  The first person in my tree with this surname is May Elder.  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) 20… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Elder

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 26 Nov 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week.. Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930 25 Nov 2015 Ohio, Trumbull County Records, 1795-2010 25 Nov 2015 Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783 25 Nov 2015 United States Census, 1910 25 Nov 2015 Australia, New South Wales, Census, 1891 23 Nov 2015 Switzerland, Bern, Civil… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 26 Nov 2015

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

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 topic is Sporting. Do you have a relative who was involved in sports? My grandfather John Ernest Whimpey was the fifth child… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 24 Nov 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week Mesa County, Colorado, Marriage Index, 1883-2010 11/19/2015 Web: Gloucestershire, England, Non-Conformist Baptisms Index, 1739-1987 11/19/2015 England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 11/18/2015 UPDATED Alaska, Passenger and Crew Manifests, 1906-1963 11/18/2015 Ireland, Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland Membership Registers, 1733-1923 11/18/2015 UPDATED Florida Passenger… Continue reading Ancestry updates 24 Nov 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Who is your most recent immigrant ancestor?

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) Who is your most recent immigrant ancestor?  I'm assuming that your ancestors moved from one country to another at some point in time.… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Who is your most recent immigrant ancestor?

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Dredge

The first person in my tree with this surname is my 4x great grandmother, Rebekah Dredge.   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 (1848-1919) 9. Sarah Jane Sharp (1853-1906) 16. Joseph Whimpey… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Dredge

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves

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 topic is “Changes”. Highlight an ancestor that went through many changes or that you had to change your research strategies to find.… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves