FamilySearch updates 28 Feb 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956 26 Feb 2016 Maryland, Piney Point Crew Lists, 1950-1956 26 Feb 2016 New York, New York, Soundex to Passenger and Crew Lists, 1887-1921 26 Feb 2016 Hawaii, Index to Filipino Arrivals to Honolulu, 1946 26 Feb 2016 Utah,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 28 Feb 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – What did you collect as a youth

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: 1) Most of us collect dead ancestors and relatives now - what did you collect when you were a child or teenager, or adult?… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – What did you collect as a youth

Genealogy Software


On 16 February 2016, Dick Eastman on his Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter mentioned a new genealogy program, in his post rootsTrust: a Genealogy Program for Windows, Macintosh and Linux and I decided to give it a try. The first thing I did was to import a GEDCOM file from another genealogy program.  I wasn’t able to… Continue reading rootsTrust

Amaneunsis Monday

Amaneunsis Monday – Edith Copland obituary

The third document in my family history file is the obituary, in memoriam notices and tribute for Edith Annie Copland, nee Willis.  Edith was the sister of my ex-husband’s grandfather Thomas Arthur Willis. OBITUARY EDITH A. COPLAND Quite a gloom was cast over the Lake Charm District when it was made known that Mrs Edith… Continue reading Amaneunsis Monday – Edith Copland obituary