Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Adrian Ernest Marr

In the last few weeks, I have been featuring articles for the descendants of my great grandfather’s brother Peter Marr.  This week, I am featuring an article for a descendant of my great grandfather’s brother Charles Marr. Charles had a son, Adrian Ernest Marr, who died aged 2 years.  This article provides detail about Adrian’s… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Adrian Ernest Marr

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – A Good Samaritan Succumbs in his goodness

I had come across the article a while ago, but kept forgetting about it when it came time to do my Trove Tuesday posts.  An email from a distant cousin last week reminded me about the article, so I have used it for this week’s post.   A GOOD SAMARITAN SUCCUMBS IN HIS GOODNESS The… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – A Good Samaritan Succumbs in his goodness

Latest research

The family of Alexander William Marr

After my post yesterday about William Peter Marr, I decided to do some more research for the family of Alexander William Marr.  Frist, I searched for articles on Trove for “Alexander William Marr”. The first article I found was another death notice, and the funeral notice, for William Peter Marr.   The articles about William's… Continue reading The family of Alexander William Marr

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #40 Mary Reeves

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 is October: What ancestor has a birthday or anniversary in October? The ancestor I have chosen is my great grandmother Mary Reeves.  Mary… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #40 Mary Reeves

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #17 John James Marr

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 is “Prosper”.  Which ancestor has a rags-to-riches story? Which ancestor prospered despite the odds? I have chosen my mum’s uncle… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #17 John James Marr

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #14 Edith Jean Marr

Amy Johnson Crow, author of the “No Story Too Small” blog introduced a challenge in 2014 – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.  She continued this challenge in 2015, and for this year she has introduced a weekly theme.  This week’s theme is “Favourite photo”. My favourite photo would have to be that of my mum, Edith Jean… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #14 Edith Jean Marr