FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 18 July 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 15 Jul 2016 Spain, Province of Córdoba, Municipal Records, 1509-1947 15 Jul 2016 Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 15 Jul 2016 Russia, Tver Church Books, 1722-1918 15 Jul 2016 Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1956 15… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 18 July 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Ancestors Did You “Meet”?

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) Write down which of your ancestors that you have met in person (yes, even if you were too young… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Ancestors Did You “Meet”?

FindMyPast

FindMyPast Fridays 15 July 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays British Newspapers Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions Aberdeenshire, Banffshire & Kincardineshire Monumental Inscriptions Middlesex Monumental Inscriptions 1485-2014 Essex Memorial Inscriptions Devon Burials Northumberland and Durham Marriages Northumberland and Durham Baptisms Northumberland and Durham Burials  

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 14 July 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week Frankenberg, Germany, Family Registers, 1717-1938 12/07/2016 UPDATED Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 12/07/2016 Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 11/07/2016 Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1531-1812 11/07/2016 Somerset, England, School Registers, 1860-1914 11/07/2016 Somerset, England, Church of England Confirmations, 1843-1913 11/07/2016… Continue reading Ancestry updates 14 July 2016

Researching your family history

Whether to include online family trees in a “reasonably exhaustive search”

Michael John Neill on his RootDig Tip of the Day blog posed the question as to whether online family trees should be part of a reasonably exhaustive search, in his post A Few Random Thoughts on Trees Being a “Required” Part of a Search. My answer would be, it depends. As an example, my husband… Continue reading Whether to include online family trees in a “reasonably exhaustive search”

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

My great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley, had a sister Elizabeth Bower Harley.  Elizabeth was married to Arthur Salmon, and they later divorced.  For this week’s Trove Tuesday, I have decided to share an article about their divorce. Divorce Court ROMANCE OF THE STAGE Mr Justice Gordon was applied to in the Sydney Divorce Court by… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor with the most census entries

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) Do you know which of your ancestors appears the most times in the Census records? How many years? Are… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor with the most census entries