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#52Ancestors Week 43 'Quite the Character'

Welcome to Week 43 of my Genealogy challenge, from the wonderful Amy Johnson Crow, of writing something about your Ancestors for a whole year, #52Ancestors in 52 weeks. 415 palabras más


Craze of Chinese lanterns left people thinking they were seeing UFOs

Mystery lights seen in the sky and thought to be UFOs turned out to be something considerably less phenomenal.

from Dorset Echo | Looking Back


The Search Continues!

It was about time to write a post!!!!!

I have been buried in papers and books and maps and meeting new family members and dna…and trying to sort through it all!!! 73 palabras más


Another Distant Horizon

There is a curious mismatch between the birth registration of Louisa Florence LING and the date of her parents’ marriage. The birth was registered in the June Quarter of 1878, with the Mother’s Maiden Surname given as MINORS. 288 palabras más


Doing Genealogy/Family History in Lockdown…and After

With so many people staying home and looking for something to do to occupy their time, many are pursuing a latent interest in their genealogy.  It’s one of those things that people either tend to be very involved in or they are interested but never seem to find the time.  545 palabras más


WWI, Mexico, & an FBI Case File Involving Dr. Addison Lincecum

In the years leading up to the United States’s entry into World War I, Dr. Addison Lysander Lincecum (1874-1965) was occupied as the Assistant Health Officer for the state of Texas. 1.374 palabras más

Personal Genealogy

The boatbuilders of Bjørkedalen; Arne Iverson Søre Bjørkedal (b. abt. 1606- ) and his family

Arne was married to Giertrud, who hailed from Ørsta (in present Møre og Romsdal county). They had four daughters; Marte, Inge, and the twins Malene and Ingebor. 267 palabras más