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Margaret Dougherty
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urban dweller | media junkie | family historian | #genealogy | #Plantagenet & #Mayflower descendant | #BritishRoyals |#Corrie | reader of crime & historical fiction
urban dweller | media junkie | family historian | #genealogy | #Plantagenet & #Mayflower descendant | #BritishRoyals |#Corrie | reader of crime & historical fiction

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Margaret Davidson's death notice
Things happen when you least expect them. While on FamilySearch, I found mention of a new source document, a published death notice for my 3rd great grandmother, Margaret Davidson Smith (abt 1778-1863). This appeared in the 5 Mar 1863 Inverness Courier  new...
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Dohertys found Hill Electric Switch Company of Montreal in 1902
As it turns out, the Hill Electric Switch Company that employed my grandfather was founded by Judge Marcus Doherty and his sons Charles Joseph and Michael Joseph, an electrician named Hill, and Charles' son-in-law, Charles Austin Bernard. A 10 Nov 1902 Mont...
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Funeral of Judge Marcus Doherty
A new find is a  The Gazette story about the funeral of Judge Marcus Doherty on 8 Jul 1903 at St Patrick's Church (now Basilica) in Montreal. Following his death,  Judge Marcus Doherty's life and many accomplishments were recounted in several newspapers, bu...
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Doherty....Dougherty: Electricity pioneers in Montreal
The interesting things that you find while randomly researching often become a-ha moments. Lovell's Montreal City Directory 1908-1909 I knew from earlier research that in the first few years after he left McGill University, my grandfather established his pr...
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Spanish flu epidemic victim Annie Matheson (1888-1918)
On this day in 1918, my great aunt, Annie Matheson , died in the Perth Royal Infirmary in Perth, Scotland, a victim of the Spanish flu. She was just 30 years old. My grandfather's younger sister, Annie was named after her mother. Very sadly, Annie died 12 d...
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Found! And then there were three: Ann Mathieson 1842-1873
I'm on a roll finding out more about the lives of my great grandfather Frank Gillanders Matheson 's eight siblings . It was only a few months ago that I found details of my 2nd great uncle John Mathieson 's life. Now, I've found out about their youngest sis...
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Images of the township of Erbusaig
I wrote about how it came about that I have this picture of the signpost of Erbusaig, the Highland township where my 2nd great grandfather, Donald Matheson (abt 1794-1859) is buried,  here . Afterwards, my distant cousin sent me a series of photos she took ...
Images of the township of Erbusaig
Images of the township of Erbusaig
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John Mathieson of Kinloss (1829-1908)
The informant listed on my 3rd great grandmother Margaret McKenzie 's death registration that I wrote about here  was her son, John Mathieson . Yes, the surname spelling has the "i", but genealogy research is fun that way. This was yet another exciting find...
John Mathieson of Kinloss (1829-1908)
John Mathieson of Kinloss (1829-1908)
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Erbusaig, Kyle of Lochalsh, home of my Mathesons
A few months ago, a woman in one of the many genealogy Facebook groups asked me for help with her Scotland research. Despite months of research with the help of a group at her local library, she had been unable to make inroads. Always up for a challenge, I ...
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It's my blogiversary
My blog has made it to its second blogiversary. Thanks so much to all of you who've been with me since the beginning for continuing to read, and a warm welcome and thanks for reading to those who have found my blog over the past two years. I still have so m...
It's my blogiversary
It's my blogiversary
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