Category Archives for "surnames"

SNGF ~ How Many Surnames in Your Family Tree Database?

RootsMagic surname report

I’m joining in Saturday Night Genealogy Fun blog meme hosted by Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings.  This weeks challenge is: 1) Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) and figure out how to Count how many surnames you have in your family tree database. 2) Tell […]

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Mary Daughter of Adam Howatt & Eunice Crossman NOT Buell & P.E.I. Newspaper Archives

Mary Howatt Warren Obit

Last January I posted that while searching for information on one of my 5th Great Grandmothers Eunice the first wife of Adam Howatt, I discovered a baptism index that showed her surname as Crossman not Buell.  Eunice has been a long time brick wall for researchers, township history books for P.E.I. list her as Eunice […]

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Edward Stinson abt. 1795-1870 Ireland to Ontario, Canada

1851 Canada Census Edward Stinson

I posted a few years ago about the search for my 2nd Great Grandmother Margaret Stinson’s parents.  I did finally figure out back in 2012 who her family was although I continued to search for more proof.  Earlier in this past January I had a new 4th cousin DNA match pop up on AncestryDNA.  I […]

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Surname Saturday ~ Lawes & Laws

I’m starting off today sharing my G G Grandfather Henry John Lawes and two generations of his descendants.  I will be sharing more detailed posts about some of these people this week. 1.  Henry John Lawes was born in Dec 1851 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.  He died in Mar 1925 at the age of 73 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, […]

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