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)

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

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

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

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