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

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #12 William John Reeves

I already had the death and marriage certificates for William. His death certificate showed he died 4 September 1888 at Narrigal in the District of Talbot and Amherst in the Colony of Victoria, and he was buried 7 September 1888 at the Majorca Cemetery[1]. His marriage certificate showed he married Mary Gill on 3 August… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #12 William John Reeves