52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #11 Lucky – George Marshall

One of the suggested ideas was the luck of the Irish, so I decided to look at one of the branches of my daughter’s family that came from Ireland.  On my side, there’s just the Russell family, but her father has two branches from Ireland – the Mansfields and the Marshalls.  In thinking about the… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #11 Lucky – George Marshall

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52 Ancestors #10 Strong Woman – Vera Evelyn Marshall

I have recently been researching the family of George Joseph Marshall and Julia Agnes Smith. George was the son of Richard Marshall and Ann Smith.  My ex-husband is descended from Richard’s sister, Ann Marshall, who came to Australia and married George William Willis.  I have decided to write about George’s daughter, Vera Evelyn Marshall. George… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #10 Strong Woman – Vera Evelyn Marshall

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52 Ancestors #33 Thomas Marshall

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: Week 33 (August 13-19) – Defective, Dependent, & Delinquent: In 1880, there was a special census schedule for “Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #33 Thomas Marshall

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52 Ancestors (2015) #22 Marshall family

For this week, I have decided to look at a family group, rather than just one ancestor.  This family came from OldLeighlin in county Carlow, Ireland.  Due to the conditions in Ireland in the early 1800s, most of this family decided to commence a new life in another country. As many of the records in… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #22 Marshall family

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52 Ancestors (2015) #19 Catherine Marshall

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 “There’s a Way”. What ancestor found a way out of a sticky situation? You might also think of this in terms… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #19 Catherine Marshall