52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Last week, I wrote about my grandfather Wilfred Palmer Marr. This week I am writing about his wife, my grandmother, Edith Meriden Docwra. Edith was born 26 January 1904 at 6 Canterbury Place, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.  She was the eldest child of Harry Docwra and Emily Alice Oliver. Edith grew up on the family’s farm… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Source Have You Used the Most?

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)  Have you done a good job of citing your sources in your genealogy management program or online family tree?… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Source Have You Used the Most?

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

Friday Finds 27 Oct 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 Saarland, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1923 25/10/2017 UPDATED Saarland, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1933 25/10/2017 UPDATED Saarland, Germany,… Continue reading Friday Finds 27 Oct 2017

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Top 10 (or 20) Surnames in Your Family Tree

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) Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) and figure out… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Top 10 (or 20) Surnames in Your Family Tree

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

Friday Finds 20 October 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. Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Marriage Index, 1888-2017 18/10/2017 UPDATED London, England, Church of England Deaths and… Continue reading Friday Finds 20 October 2017

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Were You Doing in 1990?

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) Do you recall what you were doing in 1990?  Family, school, work, hobbies, technology, genealogy, vacations, etc? 2) Tell us in a blog… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Were You Doing in 1990?