Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Water

The ancestor in my tree with this surname was Hellen Water.  Her relationship to my ex-husband is:   Hellen Water married John Meiklejohn on 27 October 1732 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. They had 2 children: Donald Meiklejohn christened 29 May 1734 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland John Meiklejohn christened 11 Nov 1736 at Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Water

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

Friday Finds 29 Sep 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, 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 South Dakota, Marriages, 1905-2016 28/09/2017 UPDATED U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970 28/09/2017 UPDATED New… Continue reading Friday Finds 29 Sep 2017

My Family History

Lynda Carol Whimpey – The sister I never knew

Lynda Carol Whimpey was born 17 January 1957 at the Royal Women’s Hospital, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia[1]. She was the third daughter born to Ivon Walter Whimpey and Edith Jean Marr.  She also had 2 half-sisters, from her father's first marriage. Her family were living at 5 Power Street, Balwyn, when Lynda was admitted to… Continue reading Lynda Carol Whimpey – The sister I never knew

Ancestry.com.au, Australia, Births, deaths, marriages, My Heritage, New Zealand

My Heritage or Ancestry?

A while ago on the Legacy Users Group on Facebook, someone raised the question; Ancestry or MyHeritage?  If you could only afford one, which should you choose? These are the statistics: From MyHeritage All Collections 6,512 Census & Voter Lists 125 Family Trees 28 Birth, Marriage & Death 1,070 Photos 2 Military 679 Immigration & Travel… Continue reading My Heritage or Ancestry?

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Carrie Ann’s Meme

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)  On Facebook, Carrie Ann Smith posted a meme earlier this week and I thought it might be fun for SNGF (Thank you, Carrie… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Carrie Ann’s Meme

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Theisinger

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Elizabeth Theisinger. Her relationship to my ex-husband is: Elizabeth Theisinger was born 14 May 1865 at Hurd Street, Portland, in the colony of Victoria.  She was the daughter of Jacob Theisinger and Catherine Lepper. Elizabeth married Patrick John Theodore Mulder on 22 September 1883 at… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Theisinger

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

Friday Finds 22 Sep 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, 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 London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 21/09/2017 UPDATED Vesoul, France,… Continue reading Friday Finds 22 Sep 2017