Blogging from A to Z

Blogging from A to Z – Y is for Yalca-Yielima

The family connected to Yalca and Yielima is from my ex-husband’s sister of the family, the McPhan family. Margaret Finlayson was the daughter of William Finlayson and Elizabeth Clyne (Elizabeth was the daughter of David Clyne and Elizabeth Sinclair, and my ex-husband is descended from David and Elizabeth’s eldest son David). Margaret married William McPhan in… Continue reading Blogging from A to Z – Y is for Yalca-Yielima

Blogging from A to Z

Blogging from A to Z – W is for Williamstown

My great grandparents were Robert Harley and Euphemia Dandie.  Although as far as I can tell Robert and Euphemia never lived at Williamstown themselves, they both had siblings who did. The Dandie connection Euphemia had a brother named John Hardy Dandie.  John was born 21 March 1831 in Ferry Port on Craig (Tayport), Fifeshire, Scotland. … Continue reading Blogging from A to Z – W is for Williamstown

Blogging from A to Z

Blogging from A to Z – T is for Tarnagulla

The family with the closest connection to Tarnagulla is the Whimpey family. Joseph Whimpey was born 13 August 1819 in Frome, Somerset, England. He married Margaret Price on 15 January 1840 at Bedwellty, Monmouthshire.  Joseph and Margaret had a daughter Elizabeth, who was born in December 1840.  She appears with them on the 1841 census,… Continue reading Blogging from A to Z – T is for Tarnagulla