Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday Alfred Henry Christensen

Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing articles for the children of Niels Christensen and Emma Godfree Slawson.  This week, I am sharing articles I’ve found for their last child to survive to adulthood, Alfred Henry Christensen. The first article I found was the marriage notice for Alfred’s son, Niels William Christensen APPROACHING… Continue reading Trove Tuesday Alfred Henry Christensen

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Emma Godfree Christensen

Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing articles I have found for the children of Niels Christensen and Emma Slawson. I have written about their eldest three sons.  They had two daughters who died young, and their 6th child was their only daughter who survived to adulthood. Emma Godfree Christensen was born in… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Emma Godfree Christensen

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Patchett

The ancestor with this surname in my tree is Eliza Patchett (or Patchet/Paget).  The relationship to my ex-husband is: Eliza Patchett was born about 1810, possibly in Nottinghamshire, England. She married John Hooton on 16 January 1838 at Radford, Nottinghamshire, England.  They had 8 children: Henry Hooton (1838-1920) Emily Hooton (1841-1923) Eliza Hooton (1842-1906) Edmund… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Patchett

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne

Yesterday, in my 52 Ancestors post, I wrote about my great grandfather Henry Palmer Marr, and the home where the Marr family lived, and where my grandmother grew up, at 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne. For this week’s Trove Tuesday post, I am sharing articles I found mentioning this address. The first article was the… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – O’Keefe

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Mary O’Keefe. Her relationship to my ex-husband is: Mary O’Keefe was born about 1801 in County Kerry, Ireland. She married John Mansfield in Ireland, and they had 8 children: Matthew Mansfield (1829-aft 1891) Catherine Mansfield (1836-1923) Charles Mansfield (1839-1887) Mary Ann Mansfield, (1840-1919) John Mansfield… Continue reading Surname Saturday – O’Keefe