52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #8 Maria Louisa Doyle

Maria Louisa Doyle was born 17 January 1847, and christened 8 February 1847 at Birmingham St Phillip, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England She came to Australia with her parents on the “Great Britain”, arriving in Victoria in August 1862.  On the 17 April 1865, she married Thomas Henry Russell in Buninyong.  They had 10 children. I found… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #8 Maria Louisa Doyle

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Doyle

The first ancestor with this surname is my 2x great grandmother Maria Louisa Doyle. 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) 22 Thomas Henry Russell (1844-1892)… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Doyle

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #27 Sarah Ann Doyle

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’s theme was “Independent: This is the week for Independence Day! Which one fought for (or against) America’s independence? Or which of your ancestors was… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #27 Sarah Ann Doyle

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #2 Thomas Doyle

This week’s theme for the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge is King.  I have therefore chosen an ancestor who possibly has a link to a King family. My ancestor, Thomas Doyle, married Catherine Mills in 1844 in Egbaston, Warwickshire.  They were on the 1851 England census at Aston, Warwickshire.  Thomas was the head of… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #2 Thomas Doyle