Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Theisinger

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Elizabeth Theisinger. Her relationship to my ex-husband is: Elizabeth Theisinger was born 14 May 1865 at Hurd Street, Portland, in the colony of Victoria.  She was the daughter of Jacob Theisinger and Catherine Lepper. Elizabeth married Patrick John Theodore Mulder on 22 September 1883 at… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Theisinger

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Laurence John Theisinger

After preparing my post P is for Portland, I decided that for this week’s Trove Tuesday I would look for any articles about Jacob’s two sons, Peter and Jacob, who moved to South Australia. The first article I found was about the death of Jacob’s son, Laurence John Theisinger.  Until I found this article, I… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Laurence John Theisinger

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #29 Jacob Theisinger

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: Musical: There seems to be a musician in every family. Who is the one in yours? Don’t have a musician? Which… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #29 Jacob Theisinger

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #15 Jacob Theisinger

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 How do you spell that? What ancestor do you imagine was frequently asked that? Which ancestor did you have… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #15 Jacob Theisinger