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52 Ancestors (2014) #45 Mary Gill

This week, I have chosen as my ancestor my gg grandmother Mary Gill.  Based on her marriage and death certificates, Mary was born in 1829 in Cumberland, England and her parents were William Gill and Mary Scott.  There is an entry on the International Genealogical Index that seems to match – Mary Gill, christened 1 ..
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Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – favourite photo

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. For this week’s mission (should you decide to accept it), I challenge you to: 1)  Show us one of your favorite photographs of your family – a ..
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Using Microsoft Excel to analyze family history data

Recently I set up a post about my immigrant ancestors, where I gave some statistics about when and where my ancestors arrived and where they came from. In order to compile this information, the easiest tool to use was Microsoft Excel. The first thing I did was go through my family history and identify which ..
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Immigrant ancestors

Geneabloggers had a post on 20 April May I Introduce to you … Anne Young This post mentioned that Anne’s Favorite Blog Posts was Australia Day:  Climbing Our Family’s Gum Tree, the story of Anne’s immigrant ancestors After reading this post, I decided to do a post about the immigrant ancestors for my children. In total, there ..
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Findmypast Fridays 24 Apr 2015

The following are the new and updated collections included in this week’s Findmypast Fridays: Prisoners Of War, 1914-1920 Australian Imperial Force, Nominal Roll Of The First Railway Section, 1917-1920 New South Wales, Returned Soldier Settlement Miscellaneous Files, 1916-1939 Australian Military Forces WW2 Missing and Prisoners Of War Yorkshire Baptisms Yorkshire, Bishop’s Transcripts of Baptisms Yorkshire Banns ..
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FamilySearch updates 23 Apr 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Czech Republic Censuses, 1800-1945 22 Apr 2015 New Hampshire, Birth Certificates, 1901-1909 22 Apr 2015 Newfoundland Census, 1945 22 Apr 2015 Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995 22 Apr 2015 Arizona Obituary Index to Arizona Newspapers, 1993-1994 22 Apr 2015 Newfoundland Census, 1935 22 ..
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