Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Which Ancestor Do You Admire the Most?

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun. Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week’s mission was:  1)  The Family History Hound listed 20 Questions about your Ancestor, and I'm going to use some of them in the next few months.… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Which Ancestor Do You Admire the Most?

Latest research

Elizabeth Slawson – an update

On 21st December 2016 I wrote the post Latest research – Elizabeth Slawson.  I had found a possible marriage for Elizabeth, and sent for the marriage certificate, to see who her father was listed as.  Today, I received the certificate. Elizabeth Slawson, age 21, spinster, servant, married Thomas Hensman Knibbs on 7 April 1863.  Her father… Continue reading Elizabeth Slawson – an update

Latest research

Latest research – the children of Elizabeth Skempton

Back on 20 November 2016, I did a post Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Children/Grandchildren in Your Matrilineal Line? In this post, I identified two ancestors where I needed to do more research to determine if there were more grandchildren than I had in my tree.  Over the past few weeks, I have… Continue reading Latest research – the children of Elizabeth Skempton

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Slawson

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Ann Slawson. My ancestral line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6 Wilfred Palmer Marr (1892-1955) 7 Edith Meriden Docwra (1904-1948) 14 Harry Docwra (1866-1934) 15 Emily Alice Oliver (1877-1925) 30 George Oliver (1846-1930) 31 Elizabeth Ann Ball… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Slawson