Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Time Machine

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)  Determine which event in your ancestral history that you would love to be a witness to via a Time Machine.  Assume that you could… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Time Machine

Ancestry.com.au · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Friday Finds · My Heritage · Newspapers.com

Friday Finds 26 Jun 2020

Each Friday, I have been sharing 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 were the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Louisiana, Compiled Marriage Index, 1718-1925, 1946-1961 24/06/2020 UPDATED New Orleans, Louisiana, Index to Death… Continue reading Friday Finds 26 Jun 2020

Ancestry.com.au · Parish Registers · United Kingdom - Somerset

Thursday’s Tips – Somerset, England Parish Registers

I have written in this series about the free sites I use for researching in Australia.  When it comes to my ancestors in England, I find that I need to use a subscription site, and I find most of the collections I need are on Ancestry.com.  As far as I know, no other site has… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Somerset, England Parish Registers

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Father’s Work History

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)  Sunday, 19 June, is Father's Day.  Let's celebrate by writing a blog post about our father, or another significant male ancestor (e.g., a grandfather).2)… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Father’s Work History

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Friday Finds 19 Jun 2020

Each Friday, I have been sharing 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 were the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Berlin, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1936 17/06/2020 NEW Dresden, Germany, Crematorium Registers, 1911-1952 17/06/2020 The following… Continue reading Friday Finds 19 Jun 2020

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Pauleen’s Crazy Month of May Pandemic Meme, Part II

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)  Check out Pauleen Cass's blog post, Crazy Month of May 2020 Meme: Pandemic Experiences.  We did the first 10 prompts last week. 2)  Let's do the… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Pauleen’s Crazy Month of May Pandemic Meme, Part II

Ancestry.com.au · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Friday Finds · My Heritage · The Genealogist

Friday Finds 12 Jun 2020

Each Friday, I have been sharing 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 were the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED UK, Officer Service Records, 1764-1932 10/06/2020 UPDATED UK, WWI Pension Ledgers and Index Cards,… Continue reading Friday Finds 12 Jun 2020

Ancestry.com.au · Cemeteries · New South Wales · Queensland · Tasmania · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

My 2x great grandfather, George Oliver, died in 1930 and was buried in Bairnsdale Cemetery.  The only free online records I have found for Bairnsdale Cemetery are on the Australian Cemeteries Index and Gravestone Photographic Resources.  Find a Grave and BillionGraves also have memorials from Bairnsdale Cemetery. I wasn’t able to find George on any… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007