52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

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

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Ancestor Had the Most Children?

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week’s mission was: 1) The Family History Hound listed 20 Questions about your Ancestor, and I'm going to use some of them in the next few… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Ancestor Had the Most Children?

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 7 July 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015                        05/07/2017 UPDATED World War II Prisoners of… Continue reading Friday Finds 7 July 2017

Ancestry.com.au, Censuses and Voter lists, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, My Heritage, United States

United States Censuses and Voter lists

Over the last two weeks, I prepared posts about the United States Federal Censuses, and the State census collections for the states from Alabama to Florida. Since the comparisons didn’t show up very well on my blog, I attached Excel files to each post. This week, I’ve decided to just attached an Excel file that… Continue reading United States Censuses and Voter lists

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Niels (or Neils) Christensen

This week I am sharing articles I found for Niels Christensen. Niels Christensen married my 3x great grandmother, Ann Slawson’s sister Emma Godfree Slawson. In the first article, Niels was the retiring councillor for the Alberton shire. The next article was his probate notice N Christensen is mentioned in this article about the Alberton Shire… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Niels (or Neils) Christensen

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

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

Ancestry.com.au, RootsMagic Family Tree Software

My thoughts on RootsMagic’s TreeShare

Randy Seaver on the Genea-Musings blog in his post Looking at My New RootsMagic Upload Ancestry Member Tree and Source Citations shared his concerns about the way that RootsMagic TreeShare converted the source citations from his RootsMagic database to Ancestry, so I decided to compare what happens when I uploaded a Gedcom from Legacy to… Continue reading My thoughts on RootsMagic’s TreeShare