52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #22 Joseph Whimpey (1848-1919)

Last week I finished the grandparents for my ex-husband and I, so this week I am starting with my great grandparents.  The first great grandparent is my great grandfather, Joseph Whimpey. Joseph was born 10 January 1848 at Mount Barker, in South Australia.   He was the son of Joseph Whimpey and Margaret Price. By 1851,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #22 Joseph Whimpey (1848-1919)

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Drive Down Memory Lane: Family Cars

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)  Drive down Memory Lane - what were your family cars - from childhood to now, year, model, color, features. … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Drive Down Memory Lane: Family Cars

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Friday Finds 24 Nov 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. There were no new or updated collections again this week. The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms England… Continue reading Friday Finds 24 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #21 Lilah Adela Mulder

This week, I am continuing to work my way systematically through my ancestors, and my ex-husband's.  Last week I wrote about my ex-husband’s paternal grandmother, Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith.  Since I already did a post about his maternal grandfather on 24 July 2017 (52 Ancestors #4 Albert George Casey), this week I am writing about… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #21 Lilah Adela Mulder

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Expanded “Ancestors Geneameme”

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)  Jill Ball created a 40 question "Ancestors Geneameme" in 2011, and Linda Stufflebean recently expanded it to 70 questions on her Empty… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Expanded “Ancestors Geneameme”

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Friday Finds 17 Nov 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, MyHeritage and The Genealogist as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools.  From this week, I will also be including Newspapers.com and Fold3. There were no new or updated collections this week.   The… Continue reading Friday Finds 17 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #20 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

Dorothea was born 3 June 1904 at Boisdale, Victoria, Australia. She was the eldest child of Thomas Smith and Louisa May Clyne[1]. Dorothea grew up in the Maffra area of Gippsland, and later the family moved to Winlaton[2].  The Electoral rolls show from 1925 to 1929 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith was living at Winlaton Mystic… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #20 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Make an Ancestor’s Timeline

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 created a Timeline for one of your ancestors using a genealogy software program (e.g., Family Tree Maker,… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Make an Ancestor’s Timeline

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Friday Finds 10 Nov 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. UK, Absent Voters Lists, 1918-1925, 1939 08/11/2017 Suffolk, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records,… Continue reading Friday Finds 10 Nov 2017

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #19 Thomas Arthur Willis

This week, I am continuing to work my way systematically through my ancestors, and my ex-husband's.  Last week I wrote about my maternal grandmother, Edith Meriden Docwra, so this week I am writing about my ex-husband's paternal grandfather, Thomas Arthur Willis. I usually post these on a Monday, but I am late this week. Thomas… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #19 Thomas Arthur Willis