Amaneunsis Monday

Amaneunsis Monday – Edith Copland obituary

The third document in my family history file is the obituary, in memoriam notices and tribute for Edith Annie Copland, nee Willis.  Edith was the sister of my ex-husband’s grandfather Thomas Arthur Willis. OBITUARY EDITH A. COPLAND Quite a gloom was cast over the Lake Charm District when it was made known that Mrs Edith… Continue reading Amaneunsis Monday – Edith Copland obituary

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #28 Shirley Patricia Casey

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 was “Road Trip”. Any epic “road trips” in your family tree? Which ancestor do you want to take a road trip… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #28 Shirley Patricia Casey

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #24 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

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 topic was “Heirloom”.  What heirloom do you treasure? Who gave it to you? What heirloom do you wish you had? There was one family heirloom… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #24 Dorothea Isabella Sinclair Smith

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #23 Thomas Matthew Willis and Elizabeth Hansen

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 “Wedding”.  June is time for weddings. Write about a June bride in your family or highlight a favorite wedding photo. Maybe… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #23 Thomas Matthew Willis and Elizabeth Hansen

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2015) #8 Edith Annie Willis

The theme for this week's challenge is "Good Deeds".  The individual I have chosen is Edith Annie Willis.  Edith was the sister of my ancestor on 15 Feb, Thomas Arthur Willis. Edith was born 17 May 1908 at Eaglehawk, Victoria.  Around 1934 she married William Frederick Copland, and they had 3 children before her death… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2015) #8 Edith Annie Willis

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #35 Thomas Arthur Willis

This week I’ve decided to choose an ancestor on my children’s father’s side of the family, and have chosen his grandfather, Thomas Arthur Willis. Thomas was born 24 January 1900 at Sydney Flat, Victoria, Australia.  He was the son of Thomas Willis, a farmer, and Elizabeth Hansen.  (Thomas Arthur Willis, birth certificate no. 2805 (1900),… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #35 Thomas Arthur Willis