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Ancestry DNA Results Are In!
My AncestryDNA results have arrived! Before you keep reading, if you haven't seen my video about my reasons for doing the DNA test, I suggest you watch it below. Here are my DNA results - DNA Results from Ancestry DNA Ethnicity Map I must say I am quite sho...
My AncestryDNA results have arrived! Before you keep reading, if you haven't seen my video about my reasons for doing the DNA test, I suggest you watch it below. Here are my DNA results - DNA Results from Ancestry ...
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I had a higher than expected Irish result as well. I've not found any connection to Ireland through my paper trail. It is interesting and fun! Be sure to upload your results to GedMatch to broaden your potential matches.
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SNGF - Colouring Maps
The most recent Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from Randy
Seaver is about what states in the USA and/or Canada you have been to. The challenge is… 1)  What states in the
USA and what provinces in Canada have you visited or lived in?  2)  Either list, or
make ...
The most recent Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from Randy Seaver is about what states in the USA and/or Canada you have been to. The challenge is… 1)  What states in the USA and what provinces in Canada have you visited ...
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Elector's Right!
I have just come across this Elector's Right form which belonged to my Great Grandfather William Gow (1868 - 1943). It was folded up with some other documents of his that my Grandfather had stuck together with a nail. I have transcribed it below. Electoral ...
I have just come across this Elector's Right form which belonged to my Great Grandfather William Gow (1868 - 1943). It was folded up with some other documents of his that my Grandfather had stuck together with a nail. I have ...
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I was interviewed for GeneaBloggers weekly series 'May I Introduce to You.' It was lots of fun. #genealogy   #geneabloggers  
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Happy Birthday Elizabeth Croal (1873 - 1952)
My Great Grandmother Elizabeth Croal was born on the 21st of March, 1873 in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to the Extract Entry of her birth below (which was extracted on the 10th of April, 1873), she was born at 11pm. At the time of writing this, that is r...
My Great Grandmother Elizabeth Croal was born on the 21st of March, 1873 in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to the Extract Entry of her birth below (which was extracted on the 10th of April, 1873), she was born at 11pm. At the...
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Waking Up in Salt Lake City
Day 1 - Tuesday, 10th February I woke up on Tuesday morning after a wonderful 12 to 13
hours of sleep. I was still pretty exhausted from the 24 hours of travel and no
sleep, so I had a chilled morning in my hotel room. I did not make an
appearance until aro...
Day 1 - Tuesday, 10th February I woke up on Tuesday morning after a wonderful 12 to 13 hours of sleep. I was still pretty exhausted from the 24 hours of travel and no sleep, so I had a chilled morning in my hotel room. I d...
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Casualty in The Blitz
Islet Miriam Mackay , my 2nd cousin 3x removed, was born in 1892 in Kempsey, New South Wales. She was the fifth of ten children born to Mercie Caroline Wright (1870 - 1945) and Hugh Adam Mackay (1854 - 1930). Her siblings were Alexander, Ivor, Edwin, Olive,...
Islet Miriam Mackay, my 2nd cousin 3x removed, was born in 1892 in Kempsey, New South Wales. She was the fifth of ten children born to Mercie Caroline Wright (1870 - 1945) and Hugh Adam Mackay (1854 - 1930). Her siblings were...
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Postcards & Photographs - A Mystery.
In among my Grandfather's box of family history stuff were a couple of postcards and photos. I would like to try and figure out who they are. Sadly two of the photos were not labelled, and the sender of the postcards did not use full names. If you have any ...
In among my Grandfather's box of family history stuff were a couple of postcards and photos. I would like to try and figure out who they are. Sadly two of the photos were not labelled, and the sender of the postcards did not ...
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The Will of Elizabeth Wright
When FindMyPast released New South Wales Will Books 1800 - 1952 , I was over the moon! As my Australian side of the family are from New South Wales, I have used this collection to no end. Not all Wills are detailed, and not all of my ancestors left a Will, ...
When FindMyPast released New South Wales Will Books 1800 - 1952, I was over the moon! As my Australian side of the family are from New South Wales, I have used this collection to no end. Not all Wills are detailed, and not al...
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A Farm Discovery
The Scottish 1865 Valuation Rolls were recently released on Scotlands People . The index is currently free to search, however images cost two credits. In 1865, my Great Great Grandfather William Gow was raising his family at Cairn Farm, Muthill, Perthshire,...
The Scottish 1865 Valuation Rolls were recently released on Scotlands People. The index is currently free to search, however images cost two credits. In 1865, my Great Great Grandfather William Gow was raising his family at C...
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Ready to Learn at FGS!
Day 2 - Wednesday, 11th February FGS Day 1 I woke up on Wednesday morning eager to start the day;
however, as I was still recovering from jetlag I was a bit slow in getting
ready. I made the decision to miss the opening session – 8 am when you’re still
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Day 2 - Wednesday, 11th February FGS Day 1 I woke up on Wednesday morning eager to start the day; however, as I was still recovering from jetlag I was a bit slow in getting ready. I made the decision to miss the opening se...
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Arundel King - 52 Ancestors #2
Week 2's theme for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is King . Seeing the theme, I thought it might be a good opportunity to do some more research on someone in my family tree with the surname King - and there aren't too many of them at the moment. I chose Arundel S...
Week 2's theme for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is King. Seeing the theme, I thought it might be a good opportunity to do some more research on someone in my family tree with the surname King - and there aren't too many of them a...
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Spit Hit - Now I'm a Believer
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One of the last geneatasks I carried out before my holiday was The Big Spit in which I provided a sample of saliva for DNA analysis by Ances

We stayed in the Green Room
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In a new experience for me tonight I demonstrated to a group at The Botany Bay Family History Society how Google Hangouts on Air work. I con

Dancing in the Streets
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When my elder son phoned this morning he asked if I had scanned a particular photo in our family collection. I told him this was in the "to

Six years in a Row
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I am thrilled to announce that I have been invited to be an Ambassador for Rootstech in 2016. Since the first Rootstech in 2011 I have been

GeneaGala - Dates and Times
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My genimate DearMYRTLE asked me for the local time in another city eg New York of the sessions for the hangouts I am hosting on 30th August

Local Lads
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I thought I had blogged about this local resource from Hornsby previously but I can't find such a post. I apologise if I have previously wri

An Excuse to visit Canbera again
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Prior to my last visit to Canberra in March I consulted the National Archives of Australia catalogue to see what files I could find for some

Tasmania, NFHM & Trove - Genealogy Notes 15-21 Jun 2015
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Another big week and some amazing family discoveries in Trove (Australia's free digitised historical newspapers for overseas readers). More

Genealogists LOVE Office Supplies
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Photo by Midge Frazel 28 May 2015 Why Do Genealogists Love Office Supplies? It is scary how much my genea-friends love office supply stores.

Are Genealogists Dedicated to Journaling?
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Confessions of a Journal Junkie, 2015 photo by Midge Frazel Companion blog post to "Genealogist Love Office Supplies" I went to Target his m

Friday DNA Fun
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I haven't been writing quite as much lately. With a number of family DNA tests back, I have been busy analyzing those tests, as well as work

Tombstone Tuesday - He's Hilarious
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This is one of my favorite "stumbled upon" stones. Hilarious and Margaret are buried in St. James at Sag Bridge Cemetery in Lemont, Cook, Il

The Family With 17 Children
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One part of my ancestral makeup is French-Canadian. I recently made a double-cousin connection via DNA. This cousin and I each descend from

YOU'RE INVITED... HOBBS FAMILY REUNION...Oct 31st 2015
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YOUR INVITATION AWAITS... DO YOU HAVE ANY LINK TO ROBERT HOBBS AND/OR BRIDGET ESLIN? You might be surprised as to how many do... I am one of

Elizabeth Mitchell and James (George) Edwards - Australia and Tragedy
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Elizabeth Mitchell was christened in St Philips Church, Birmingham on the 15 October 1812, along with her brother Thomas, to parents Robert

Heaven Address
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Sometimes as I am practising Tangential Genealogy I find some great new stuff. Occasionally when I search for an ancestor's name on Google I

347 improvements
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Last night I uploaded an updated gedcom file to my family databaase at www.geniaus.net. Since I reported on my last upload I have made chang

Goldilocks
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My son posted this to me on Facebook recently. I thought it was quite funny so am sharing. It's good to see he's interested in my activities

Reflections Hangout
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Although I have hung up my Official Congress Blogger hat I couldn't resist asking some of my genimates to share their thoughts on Congress 2