Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Genealogy Sayings in Latin

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) Find some of your favorite sayings, aphorisms, jokes, etc. They can be genealogy-related, or not. 2)  Translate them into Latin using… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Genealogy Sayings in Latin

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Kayser

The ancestor with this surname was Anna Margaretha Kayser.  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) 14 Patrick John Theodore Mulder (1861-1940) 15 Elizabeth Theisinger (1865-1918) 30 Jacob Theisinger (1829-1901) 31 Catherine Lepper (1829-1891) 60… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Kayser

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 28 April 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2017 27/04/2017 UPDATED U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2017… Continue reading Friday Finds 28 April 2017

My Family History

William Claude Whimpey

Featured image is from: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/E00600/ (Copyright expired - public domain) Description: Four members of the Australian Field Artillery using an 18 pounder gun in action at Noreuil Valley, during the fight for Bullecourt. Note the empty shell cases right background. Today is Anzac day, and I have therefore decided to write a post about my… Continue reading William Claude Whimpey

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – David Clyne in the 1850s and 1860s

This week, I am featuring articles for an ancestor from my ex-husband’s side of the family, his 2x great grandfather David Clyne (1825-1896).  I had gone through my 2x great grandparents, and, while I did find some articles for them, they were nearly all family notices, so there didn’t seem to be enough detail for… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – David Clyne in the 1850s and 1860s

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Trees in Your Database?

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) How many different "trees" do you have in your genealogy management program (i.e., RootsMagic, Family Tree Maker, reunion, etc.) or… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Trees in Your Database?

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Jones

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Mary Ann Jones. 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) 14 Patrick John Theodore Mulder (1861-1940) 15 Elizabeth Theisinger (1865-1918) 28 Jacob Thomas Alexander Mulder… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Jones

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 21 April 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Canada, Obituary Collection, 1898-2015 18/04/2017 UPDATEDU.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2017 18/04/2017… Continue reading Friday Finds 21 April 2017

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Who in Your Database Has Your Birth Day?

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) Are there persons in your genealogy database that has the same exact birth date that you do?  If so, tell us… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Who in Your Database Has Your Birth Day?