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Friday Finds 26 Jan 2018

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 was only one Recently added and updated collection at ancestry.com.au this week. Web: Macomb County, Michigan, Death Index 1904-2017 22/01/2018 The following are the collections featured in this… Continue reading Friday Finds 26 Jan 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #4 Invite to Dinner – Margaret Price

The person I would invite to dinner would be my 2x great grandmother, Margaret Price (1815-1901). The marriage certificate for Margaret and my 2x great grandfather Joseph Whimpey lists her father as John Price, a farmer.  Her son, Isaac’s birth certificate lists her birthplace as Merthyr Kinnock, Brecknockshire (or Merthyr Cynog, Breconshire), and her year… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #4 Invite to Dinner – Margaret Price

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Friday Finds 19 Jan 2018

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 post is late this week, as I forgot about it yesterday. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Colima, Mexico,… Continue reading Friday Finds 19 Jan 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #3 Longevity – Oscar Whimpey Evans

This week the topic in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is “Longevity”.  Since I am currently working on the descendants of Isaac Whimpey , I decided to see which of his descendants lived the longest. To determine this, I exported my new Ancestry Public Member tree to a gedcom, and then uploaded… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #3 Longevity – Oscar Whimpey Evans

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Friday Finds 12 Jan 2018

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 Web: Manitoba, Canada, Birth Index, 1870-1917 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018 UPDATED U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War… Continue reading Friday Finds 12 Jan 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #2 Favourite Photo – William Whimpey (1789-1870)

I have chosen as my favourite photo the one for my 3x great grandfather, William Whimpey. William Wimpey was born 5 May 1789 in Frome, Somerset, England[1], and baptized 27 March 1790 at Frome St John[2].  He was the fourth child of Joseph Wimpey and Rebekah Dredge. A family group sheet for William and Elizabeth,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #2 Favourite Photo – William Whimpey (1789-1870)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #1 Start – Isaac Whimpey (1827-1912)

Amy Johnson Crow on her website has introduced a new series of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks series.  Although I did start a 52 Ancestors series last year, I have decided to abandon that series, and start from scratch for the new year. For this first post, the topic is Start.  This is appropriate… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #1 Start – Isaac Whimpey (1827-1912)