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

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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

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Surname Saturday – Mulder

The first ancestor with this surname was my ex-husband’s maternal grandmother, Lilah Adela Mulder. Lilah Adela Mulder was born 18 October 1903 at the family home at 562 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia.  She was the daughter Patrick John Theodore Mulder (also known as John Theodore Mulder) and Elizabeth Theisinger. Lilah married Albert George… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Mulder

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Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Elizabeth Meiklejohn.  Her relationship to my ex-husband is as follows: Elizabeth married James Sinclair on 5 Dec 1783 at Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.  They had 9 children: Margaret Sinclair christened 17 Dec 1784 at Olrig Alexander Sinclair christened 18 Jan 1787 at Olrig Ann Sinclair christened… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn