My Heritage

MyHeritage announces 11 Million Australian Newspaper Pages now online

My Heritage have announced: We've just added 11.4 million pages of Australian newspaper records to our collections. The records are now available for free at MyHeritage SuperSearch. Including over 700 Australian newspapers, this phenomenal collection, digitized by the Trove (The National Library of Australia), covers newspapers from 1803 to the mid-20th century. Each Australian state… Continue reading MyHeritage announces 11 Million Australian Newspaper Pages now online

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 30 May 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1984 26 May 2016 Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003 26 May 2016 Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954 26 May 2016 Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950 26 May 2016 Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957 26 May 2016 Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935 26 May 2016 Brazil, Pernambuco,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 30 May 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Ancestors’ occupations

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)  Geneablogger Diane Gould Hall posted WORKDAY WEDNESDAY – What kind of work did your ancestors do? on her Michigan Family Trails blog last year, and I… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Ancestors’ occupations

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Patie (Paty/Pattie)

The first person in my tree with this surname was Ann(a) Paty(Patie). My ancestor 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 Robert Harley (1817-1891) 21 Euphemia… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Patie (Paty/Pattie)

Latest research

Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain

When I was researching Ernest Edward Meiklejohn for yesterday’s Trove Tuesday post, I noticed that I also didn’t have a date of death for his father, Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn. Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn was born 25 August 1834 at Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.  He married Harriet Fountain 18 October 1868 at Maitland. The death notice… Continue reading Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 23 May 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994 20 May 2016 New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956 20 May 2016 New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998 20 May 2016 Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994 20 May 2016 Texas, El Paso Alien Arrivals, 1924-1952 19… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 23 May 2016