Trove Tuesday: a little boy wins a prize

Yesterday I came across this little snippet on Trove about my grandfather’s younger brother George Michael Kunkel. He had won a prize at the Beenleigh Show in September 1895 for “a home exercise book for children under 10”. Now this would be a delightful but comparatively unimportant find in the normal course of research events. However it … More Trove Tuesday: a little boy wins a prize

Jogging into Jondaryan, Jimbour and Jimboomba

I am participating in the A to Z 2012 blog challenge throughout April. My theme is a genealogical travelogue or a travel genealogue (I’m not sure which). These “J” stories come with a genealogue warning. J is for Jondaryan (Queensland, Australia) Head west from Toowoomba en route to Dalby and you will come to Jondaryan, … More Jogging into Jondaryan, Jimbour and Jimboomba

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 36 Road Trips, American soldiers and Natural Arch.

The topic for Week 36 in Amy Coffin’s and Geneablogger’s 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History series is: Road Trips. Describe a family road trip from your childhood. Where did you go and why? Who was in the car? How did you pass the time? Road trips were mostly non-existent in my childhood as … More 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 36 Road Trips, American soldiers and Natural Arch.