Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Genea-Bucket List

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:  Knowing that a "Bucket List" is a wish list of things to do before death: 1) What is on your Genealogy Bucket List?  What research… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Genea-Bucket List

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – O’Keefe

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Mary O’Keefe. Her relationship to my ex-husband is: Mary O’Keefe was born about 1801 in County Kerry, Ireland. She married John Mansfield in Ireland, and they had 8 children: Matthew Mansfield (1829-aft 1891) Catherine Mansfield (1836-1923) Charles Mansfield (1839-1887) Mary Ann Mansfield, (1840-1919) John Mansfield… Continue reading Surname Saturday – O’Keefe

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

Friday Finds 28 July 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 1880 United States Federal Census 26/07/2017 U.S., Freedmen's Bureau Records of Field Offices,… Continue reading Friday Finds 28 July 2017

FamilySearch, Finland, My Heritage

Finland Censuses and Voter lists

The only one of the 3 main subscription websites that has any census and voter lists for Finland is My Heritage Finland Church Census and Pre-Confirmation Books, 1657-1915 But, census records are available for Finland from free sites FamilySearch No census and voter lists come up in the All Published Record Collections, but when searching… Continue reading Finland Censuses and Voter lists

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday William Edward Christensen

Over the last couple of weeks, I have featured articles for the children of Niels Christensen and Emma Godfree Slawson.  This week, I will be sharing articles found for their third son, William Edward Christensen. The first article I found that mentioned William was an inquest into a suicide.  Although the article named him as… Continue reading Trove Tuesday William Edward Christensen

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #4 Albert George Casey

As part of my genealogy do-over, I checked Newspapers.com for any articles about Albert George Casey.  The one result was an article from The Age 23 March 1956.  Since The Age is a Publisher Extra article, I then looked for the article in the Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1841-2001 collection at Ancestry.com. The following is… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #4 Albert George Casey

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Mulder

The first ancestor with this surname was my ex-husband’s maternal grandmother, Lilah Adela Mulder. Lilah Adela Mulder was born 18 October 1903 at the family home at 562 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia.  She was the daughter Patrick John Theodore Mulder (also known as John Theodore Mulder) and Elizabeth Theisinger. Lilah married Albert George… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Mulder

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

Friday Finds 21 July 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. Halle(Saale), Germany, Burial and Cemetery Registers, 1720-1934 19/07/2017 Halle, Germany, Thadden Regiment, Muster Roll,… Continue reading Friday Finds 21 July 2017

Censuses and Voter lists, Denmark, FamilySearch, My Heritage

Denmark Census and Voter Lists

Of the 3 main subscription sites, only My Heritage has any census and voter list collections for Denmark. My Heritage has the following collections 1850 Denmark Census Images 1,407,828 1855 Denmark Census Images 1,803,677 1860 Denmark Census Images 1,983,127 1870 Denmark Census Images 1,795,987 1890 Denmark Census Images 2,188,521 1901 Denmark Census Images 2,483,570 1906… Continue reading Denmark Census and Voter Lists