Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Martha Helen Johnston and Samuel Cornford

This week, I went looking for the death notice for Martha Helen Johnston. Martha was the daughter of William Johnston and Catherine Marr.  Catherine Marr was the sister of my great grandfather, Henry Palmer Marr. I knew from the death index that Martha’s surname at the time of her death was Cornford, but I didn’t… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Martha Helen Johnston and Samuel Cornford

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 29 August 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week. Spain, Diocese of Lugo, Catholic Parish Records, 1550-1966 26 Aug 2016 Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 26 Aug 2016 Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989 26 Aug 2016 United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 26 Aug 2016 Maine & Massachusetts, Case Files… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 29 August 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Survey of Genealogy Activities

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)  Answer these questions in my survey about your genealogy resources and usage: a)  Which genealogy software programs for your… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Survey of Genealogy Activities

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Searle

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Susanna Searle. My ancestral 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) 14 Harry Docwra (1866-1934) 15 Emily Alice Oliver (1877-1925) 28 Alfred Docwra (1824-1903) 29 Mary Scott… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Searle

FindMyPast

FindMyPast Fridays 26 August 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays United States Marriages Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists 1852-1924 Britain, Enemy Aliens and Internees, First and Second World Wars Britain, Enemy Aliens and Internees, First and Second World Wars Browse Britain, Children's Employment Commission Part 2, 1842 Ireland, Children's Employment Commission Part 2, 1842 PERSI Monthly… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 26 August 2016

Ancestry.com.au · Australia - Victoria · Cemeteries

More about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at ancestry.com.au

Yesterday, I provided information about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at Ancestry.  This morning, I was wondering if headstone photographs for these cemeteries were available online, and if there were, would I need the collection at ancestry? I decided to test this by looking for a headstone photograph for the… Continue reading More about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at ancestry.com.au

Ancestry.com.au · Australia - Victoria · Cemeteries

Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

In preparing today’s Ancestry updates post, I noticed a new collection at ancestry: Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 I wanted to see exactly what was in this collection, and found it contains the headstone transcriptions, for: Lilydale Cemetery Footscray Cemetery Boroondara Cemetery Kew Coburg Cemetery St Kilda Cemetery This website also has… Continue reading Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 25 August 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Upper Berry, France Marriages, 1561-1907 23/08/2016 Medway, Kent, England, Poor Law Union Records, 1836-1937 23/08/2016 UPDATED Upper Berry, France Deaths, 1564-1907 23/08/2016 UPDATED Maryland, Wills and Probate Records, 1604-1998 23/08/2016 UPDATED Upper Berry, France, Births Index, 1557-1935 23/08/2016 UPDATED New South Wales, Australia, Land Records, 1811-1870 23/08/2016 UPDATED Oklahoma, Naturalization Records,… Continue reading Ancestry updates 25 August 2016