Category Archives for "surnames"
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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, […]Continue reading
I’m a bit late getting this posted. Below is a list of all the birthdays and anniversary’s in my family tree database. Naturally only non living people are listed to protect privacy. 1 April 1767 Elizabeth Sager 2 April 1677 Claude Vivier 2 April 1682 Jean Baptiste Poirier 2 April 1803 Marie Gallant 2 April 1849 Ladislas Gallant 3 […]Continue reading
I have been researching my family history on and off for 18 years. I took a long break while life was busy. This past fall I decided to pick my searching back up and I’m so glad that I did. I’ve enjoyed reading many genealogy blogs the past few months and decided to start one […]Continue reading