52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #42 Janet Donaldson

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 Week 42 (October 15-21) – Proud: Which ancestor did something that made you proud? Which ancestor are you proud of finding? I couldn’t… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #42 Janet Donaldson

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Dandie (or Dandy) from Fife, Scotland to Victoria, Australia

The first person with this surname in my tree was my 2x great grandmother Euphemia Dandie.  My line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 4 John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960) 5 Ivy May Harley (1890-1959) 10 Alexander Alexander Harley (1866-1939) 11 Henrietta Louisa Russell (1865-1949) 20 Robert Harley… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Dandie (or Dandy) from Fife, Scotland to Victoria, Australia

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #50 Catherine Hardie

This week, my ancestor is my 3x great grandmother, Catherine Hardie.  The first mention of her was on the death index entry for her daughter, Euphemia Harley nee Dandie.  On this death entry she was listed as Catherine Susannah Hardie. The next information I found for the family was on the International Genealogical Index, which at… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #50 Catherine Hardie