Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Axe

The ancestor in my family tree with this surname was Joan Axe. The ancestral line is: 1 My ex-husband 2 Murray Irwin Willis (1931-1964) 3 Shirley Patricia Casey (1935-2013) 6 Albert George Casey (1901-1965) 7 Lilah Adela Mulder (1903-1987) 13 Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver (1872-1934) 26 Thomas Laver (1840-1919) 27 Eliza Hooton (1842-1906) 52 George… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Axe


FamilySearch updates 26 Dec 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 22 Dec 2016 Panama, Catholic Church Records, 1707-1973 21 Dec 2016 Canada Census, 1901 21 Dec 2016 Spain, Province of Granada, Municipal Records, 1607-1955 21 Dec 2016 United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 21 Dec 2016 Netherlands, Archival Indexes,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 26 Dec 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – My Santa Claus Memories

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’s mission was: 1)  Answer these questions: a) Did you ever send a letter to Santa Claus? b) Did you ever visit Santa and "make a list?"… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – My Santa Claus Memories


FindMyPast Fridays 23 Dec 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays. Gloucester Apprentices 1595-1700 Scotland Mental Health Institutions Admissions 1857-1859 Scotland Prison Registers Index 1828-1884 Kent Parish Records Over 36,000 new additions have been made: Over 14,000 additional baptisms Over 1,000 additional banns records Over 11,000 additional marriages Over 9,000 additional burials The new records date all the way… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 23 Dec 2016

Ancestry updates 22 December 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week Montana, County Divorce Records, 1865-1950 19/12/2016 UPDATED Florida, Naturalization Records, 1847-1995 19/12/2016 UPDATED Iowa State Census, 1905 19/12/2016 UPDATED Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 16/12/2016 UPDATED Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914 16/12/2016 UPDATED England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 16/12/2016 UPDATED… Continue reading Ancestry updates 22 December 2016