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Friday Finds 16 Feb 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 U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939 15/02/2018 UPDATED Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 15/02/2018 London,… Continue reading Friday Finds 16 Feb 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #7 Valentine – Ruth Campkin

I was originally going to write this post about a couple in my tree who were married on Valentine’s day, until I came across this article yesterday while researching the Campkin family. From The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona), Tues., Feb. 12, 1963, page 23, cols 6-8 (https://www.newspapers.com/image/117618810/?terms=%22campkin%22) Pioneer Kept Valentine Promise By Helen Pearson PINE… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #7 Valentine – Ruth Campkin

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Friday Finds 9 Feb 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 Germany and Surrounding Areas, Address Books, 1815-1974 07/02/2018 UPDATED Michigan, Divorce Records, 1897-1952 07/02/2018 UPDATED… Continue reading Friday Finds 9 Feb 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #6 Favourite Name – Francessa Campkin

I have many favourite names, so I decided to choose my favourite name from my current research into the descendants of Isaac Campkin.  The name I chose is his daughter Francessa Campkin. My relationship to Francessa is: Francessa was born 1 October 1850 at Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, according to her entry in LDS Pioneer and… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #6 Favourite Name – Francessa Campkin

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Friday Finds 2 Feb 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 U.S. Southern Claims Commission, Disallowed and Barred Claims, 1871-1880 31/01/2018 UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records,… Continue reading Friday Finds 2 Feb 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #5 In the Census – Martha Webb Campkin Young

This topic created a dilemma – who should I write about?  Should I choose an actual ancestor, or should I write about a family I am currently working on?  I decided to write about a family I am currently working on. Most of January I was researching the Whimpey family in the United States, but… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #5 In the Census – Martha Webb Campkin Young

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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