Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver.  Caroline was my ex-husband’s great grandmother: 13. Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver (1872-1934) Known as Florence, she was born 30 December 1872 in Inkerman Street, St Kilda in the Colony of Victoria. Florence married Thomas Casey on 20 August 1890 at Highbury… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Action against a son-in-law

Since Trove is not available this week due to the upgrade to Trove 7, I decided to go through my files, to see if I have an article that I haven’t yet shared on my blog.  The article I am going to share is for my ex-husband’s 3x great grandmother, Elizabeth Laver nee Male. ACTION… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Action against a son-in-law

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #43 Thomas Laver

For a while now I have been following Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog.  Last week he did a post about James G. Woodward, and mentioned his wife was Mary Almeda Vaux.  I recognised the surname Vaux from my own research of my husband’s Laver ancestors, and wondered if there was a connection.  After comparing Randy’s tree,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #43 Thomas Laver