Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Nicol

The ancestor in my tree with this surname was Margaret Nicol. My line is: 1. Lois Whimpey 2. Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3. Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6. Wilfred Palmer Marr (1892-1955) 7. Edith Meriden Docwra (1904-1948) 12. Henry Palmer Marr (1859-1944) 13. Mary Reeves (1864-1951) 24. James Marr (1827-1899) 25. Martha Richardson (1827-1882) 50.… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Nicol

Blogging from A to Z

Blogging from A to Z – Y is for Yalca-Yielima

The family connected to Yalca and Yielima is from my ex-husband’s sister of the family, the McPhan family. Margaret Finlayson was the daughter of William Finlayson and Elizabeth Clyne (Elizabeth was the daughter of David Clyne and Elizabeth Sinclair, and my ex-husband is descended from David and Elizabeth’s eldest son David). Margaret married William McPhan in… Continue reading Blogging from A to Z – Y is for Yalca-Yielima

Ancestry updates 28 Apr 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week UPDATED Oconee County, Georgia, Probate Court Birth Certificates, 1875-1915 25/4/2016 UPDATED Oconee County, Georgia, Probate Death Certificates, 1927-2010 25/4/2016 UPDATED England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005 22/4/2016 UPDATED Australia, City Directories, 1845-1948 22/4/2016 UPDATED Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910 22/4/2016 Saalfeld, Germany, Births, 1876-1904 21/4/2016 Ludwigslust, Germany, Death Records, 1876-1949 21/4/2016 Dresden, Germany, Weekly Church… Continue reading Ancestry updates 28 Apr 2016

Blogging from A to Z

Blogging from A to Z – W is for Williamstown

My great grandparents were Robert Harley and Euphemia Dandie.  Although as far as I can tell Robert and Euphemia never lived at Williamstown themselves, they both had siblings who did. The Dandie connection Euphemia had a brother named John Hardy Dandie.  John was born 21 March 1831 in Ferry Port on Craig (Tayport), Fifeshire, Scotland. … Continue reading Blogging from A to Z – W is for Williamstown