Ancestry updates 31 Mar 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week UPDATED Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1861-1967 30/3/2016 UPDATED Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Deaths, 1861-1987 29/3/2016 UPDATED Chihuahua, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1861-1947 29/3/2016 Web: Queensland, Australia, Prison and Reformatory Indexes, 1824-1936 29/3/2016 Web: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Tax Discount Index, 1740-1865 29/3/2016 Web: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Birth Index, 1852… Continue reading Ancestry updates 31 Mar 2016

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – One of life’s many mistakes

This week I am featuring an article about my great aunt Ethelind Hannah Whimpey.  Ethel was my grandfather’s sister, and she married George Alexander Wilshusn in 1915.  They had had a daughter previously, in 1912.  The following article mentions her suing her husband for maintenance. Marriage a Failure  “ONE OF LIFE’S MANY MISTAKES”  Melbourne. –… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – One of life’s many mistakes


FamilySearch updates 28 Mar 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Czech Republic, School Registers, 1799-1953 25 Mar 2016 Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952 25 Mar 2016 South Carolina, Georgetown, Passenger Lists, 1904-1942 25 Mar 2016 United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917 24 Mar 2016 Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 28 Mar 2016

Ancestor charts · Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor Birthplace Chart

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) My friend and colleague J. Paul Hawthorne started this on Facebook, and many geneabloggers have already done it. 2)  The challenge is to… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor Birthplace Chart

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Mills

The first person in my tree with this surname is Catherine Mills. 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) 23 Maria… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Mills


FindMyPast Fridays 25 Mar 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays Wales Billion Graves Cemetery Index Scotland Billion Graves Cemetery Index England Billion Graves Cemetery Index Canada Billion Graves Cemetery Index United States Billion Graves Index Ireland Billion Graves Cemetery Index New Zealand Billion Graves Cemetery Index Australia Billion Graves Cemetery Index British Royal Navy Seamen… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 25 Mar 2016