52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Alexander married Henrietta Louisa Russell on 25 August 1888.  They lived for the first few years in a house Alexander owned at 33 Hambleton Street, South Melbourne.  The new documents I found for Alexander include the South Melbourne Rate books. These show in 1889, Alexander Harley was the owner/occupier of 33 Hambleton Street South Melbourne. … Continue reading 52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

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52 Ancestors #2 Shirley Patricia Casey

I wrote about Shirley in my post 52 Ancestors #28 Shirley Patricia Casey.  In this post, I had listed the locations where Shirley had lived, which I obtained from the copies of the electoral rolls on microfiche at the State Library of Victoria. In my genealogy do-over I found a record that gave another residence… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #2 Shirley Patricia Casey

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – #1 John Ernest Whimpey

A couple of years ago, I participated in this challenge.  Now that I am doing my genealogy do-over, I have decided to restart this challenge, and to share the additional records and information I have found for my ancestors. This week, I am looking at my grandfather, John Ernest Whimpey.  I ended up adding some… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – #1 John Ernest Whimpey

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52 Ancestors #51 Nathaniel Mills

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Nice.  Rather than try and find an ancestor to fit the theme, I decided to check my list of ancestors to find… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #51 Nathaniel Mills

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52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Naughty. We all have an ancestor who probably received coal in their stocking. I’ve decided to write about a more distant relative,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

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52 Ancestors #49 Susan Pain Christmas

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Holidays. What ancestor do the holidays put you in mind of? The only ancestors I personally knew were my parents, so… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #49 Susan Pain Christmas

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52 Ancestors #48 Ralph Kerr

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic was Thankful. November 26 is Thanksgiving in the U.S. Interpret the "thankful" theme however you'd like. I couldn’t work out how to… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #48 Ralph Kerr

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52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic is Sporting. Do you have a relative who was involved in sports? My grandfather John Ernest Whimpey was the fifth child… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

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52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic is “Changes”. Highlight an ancestor that went through many changes or that you had to change your research strategies to find.… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves